Cows and Cowboys In Art and Storytelling

Cows and Cowboys In Art and Storytelling
Illustration by Achille Wildi, circa 1955. Cattle aren't that easy to draw. These look kind of like donkeys to me.
Illustration by Achille Wildi, circa 1955. Cattle aren’t that easy to draw. These look kind of like donkeys to me.
Sidney Richard Percy
Sidney Richard Percy
John Linnell – Hanson Toot, View in Dovedale 1815
Cows in a Meadow near a Farm, Paulus Potter, 1653
Cows in a Meadow near a Farm, Paulus Potter, 1653
Country Gentleman Magazine Spring 1976 Edward Hicks
Country Gentleman Magazine October 1945
C.F.Tunnicliffe for What To Look For In Autumn (Ladybird) cows
C.F.Tunnicliffe for What To Look For In Autumn (Ladybird) cows
OUR ANIMAL FRIENDS CHILDRENS BOOK 1956 PLATT & MUNK CO.
OUR ANIMAL FRIENDS CHILDRENS BOOK 1956 PLATT & MUNK CO.
Yellow Cow 1911 Franz Marc (German, 1880-1916)
1932 THE GEM Boys Magazine Bull in a Tent
1934 Mother Goose Stand-Ups NURSERY RHYMES where are you going my pretty maid
WIGGLES Little Golden Book #166 Eloise Wilkin
THE FARMER'S WIFE MAGAZINE, JUNE 1925, NICE C. M. BURD COVER
THE FARMER’S WIFE MAGAZINE, JUNE 1925, NICE C. M. BURD COVER
おいしいよ It's Delicious 1974
おいしいよ It’s Delicious 1974
Swift’s Brookfield Butter advertisement published in the October 1943 issue of The American Home magazine
COUNTRY GENTLEMAN Dec 1945 assembly line feeding for beef, illustration by Otto Bauman
Hunt’s Tomato Sauce recipe for Chuckwagon Beans, from the July 26, 1948 issue of Life magazine
John de Martelly
John de Martelly
1939 April ARGOSY #5 Pulp Fiction Magazine
1939 April ARGOSY #5 Pulp Fiction Magazine
Christmas Issue Vintage 1936 Country Gentleman Magazine December, cowboys in snow
Christmas Issue Vintage 1936 Country Gentleman Magazine December, cowboys in snow
Country Gentleman Magazine November 1946 William C Griffith
Country Gentleman Magazine November 1946 William C Griffith
1951 Tommy Of A Bar A Ranch Childrens Book Frances Wood Eleanor Dart
1951 Tommy Of A Bar A Ranch Childrens Book Frances Wood Eleanor Dart
1951 Tommy Of A Bar A Ranch Childrens Book Frances Wood Eleanor Dart frontispiece illustration
1951 Tommy Of A Bar A Ranch Childrens Book Frances Wood Eleanor Dart frontispiece illustration
Marie-Madeleine FRANC-NOHAIN [1878-1942] Alphabet In Pictures 1933
Marie-Madeleine FRANC-NOHAIN [1878-1942] Alphabet In Pictures 1933
Uncle Mac's Children's Hour Story Book Ed. Derek McCulloch, Various authors and artists London 1947 cows
Uncle Mac’s Children’s Hour Story Book Ed. Derek McCulloch, Various authors and artists London 1947
The Summer Noisy Book, Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrations by Leonard Weisgard. Harper, 1951 cows
The Summer Noisy Book, Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrations by Leonard Weisgard. Harper, 1951 cows
Gourmet The Magazine of Good Living May 1946 - Gourmet Tours
Gourmet The Magazine of Good Living May 1946 – Gourmet Tours
Stevan Dohanos for Saturday Evening Post cows
Stevan Dohanos for Saturday Evening Post
Cub Scouts in Phone Booth, August 26, 1961, by Richard Sargent
Cub Scouts in Phone Booth, August 26, 1961, by Richard Sargent
Constantin Alajalov
Constantin Alajalov
The Puffin Book Of Nursery Rhymes,  Iona and Peter Opie, Ill. Pauline Baynes (Penguin Books Ltd, 1963)
The Puffin Book Of Nursery Rhymes, Iona and Peter Opie, Ill. Pauline Baynes (Penguin Books Ltd, 1963)
Bird Biographies A Guide-Book for Beginners by Alice Eliza Ball (1867-1948) Illustrated by Robert Bruce Horsfall (1869-1948) New York Dodd, Mead and Company, Inc., 1923 cowbird
Bird Biographies: A Guide-Book for Beginners by Alice Eliza Ball (1867-1948) Illustrated by Robert Bruce Horsfall (1869-1948) New York Dodd, Mead and Company, Inc., 1923 cowbird
I get half you get half, a poster by Armando Testa 1959
I get half you get half, a poster by Armando Testa 1959
Sidney Richard Percy
Sidney Richard Percy
Cows in a Meadow near a Farm, Paulus Potter, 1653
Cows in a Meadow near a Farm, Paulus Potter, 1653
Marie-Madeleine FRANC-NOHAIN [1878-1942] Alphabet In Pictures 1933
Marie-Madeleine FRANC-NOHAIN [1878-1942] Alphabet In Pictures 1933
Uncle Mac's Children's Hour Story Book Ed. Derek McCulloch, Various authors and artists London 1947 cows
Uncle Mac’s Children’s Hour Story Book Ed. Derek McCulloch, Various authors and artists London 1947
The Summer Noisy Book, Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrations by Leonard Weisgard. Harper, 1951 cows
The Summer Noisy Book, Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrations by Leonard Weisgard. Harper, 1951 cows
Constantin Alajalov
Constantin Alajalov
The Puffin Book Of Nursery Rhymes,  Iona and Peter Opie, Ill. Pauline Baynes (Penguin Books Ltd, 1963)
The Puffin Book Of Nursery Rhymes, Iona and Peter Opie, Ill. Pauline Baynes (Penguin Books Ltd, 1963)
William Steig
William Steig
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William Steig
William Steig
William Steig New Yorker Cover
Ivan Gantschev

The Curious Cow 1960 by Esther K. Meeks illustrated by Mel Pekarsky

For ‘Lucky Pete’ in The Wide World Magazine May 1920 illustration by Warwick Reynolds cowboy gun
The Romper Room Do Bee Book of Manners by Nancy Claster, Wonder Books, Inc. 1960, illustrations by Art Seiden cowboys and indians
by Richard Lillis
The Wild West a playbook written and illustrated by Leo Manso 1950 (paper dolls but aimed at boys)
1942 Saturday Evening Post Cover, Woman Rider at Dude Ranch by Fred Ludekens
1942 Saturday Evening Post Cover, Woman Rider at Dude Ranch by Fred Ludekens

Those who tell the stories rule the world.

Native American Proverb