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Sheep Collection

"Sheep: Graceful Guardians of the Countryside" In the misty dawn of Fairfield church, nestled amidst the picturesque Romney Marsh near Rye, Kent, England

Background imageSheep Collection: View from Newlands Corner near Guildford, Surrey

View from Newlands Corner near Guildford, Surrey - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageSheep Collection: A Shepherdess with her flock (oil on canvas)

A Shepherdess with her flock (oil on canvas)
615855 A Shepherdess with her flock (oil on canvas) by Dupre, Julien (1851-1910); 61x49.5 cm; Private Collection; Photo eChristies Images; French, out of copyright

Background imageSheep Collection: The Hireling Shepherd, 1851, (1948). Creator: William Holman Hunt

The Hireling Shepherd, 1851, (1948). Creator: William Holman Hunt
The Hireling Shepherd, 1851, (1948). A shepherd neglects his flock and woos a young woman with a lamb on her lap. Behind them, two bloated sheep lie on the ground poisoned by the corn

Background imageSheep Collection: Brocket Hall, Hatfield, Herts, where Lord Palmerston died, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Brocket Hall, Hatfield, Herts, where Lord Palmerston died, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Brocket Hall, Hatfield, Herts, where Lord Palmerston died, 1865. Brocket Hall...was built about the middle of the last century for Sir Matthew Lamb, father of the first Viscount Melbourne

Background imageSheep Collection: St Catherine's Chapel, Guildford, Surrey

St Catherine's Chapel, Guildford, Surrey - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageSheep Collection: Man sheep horseback Walmsley Brothers English

Man sheep horseback Walmsley Brothers English
Man with sheep on horseback; Walmsley Brothers (English, 1894 - 1929); about 1890; Carbon print; 28.7 x 37.5 cm (11 5, 16 x 14 3, 4 in.)

Background imageSheep Collection: Fairfield Church, Romney Marsh N060981

Fairfield Church, Romney Marsh N060981
FAIRFIELD CHURCH, Romney Marsh, Kent. View of the footbridge looking across the meadow towards Fairfield Church at sunset

Background imageSheep Collection: Herdwick Sheep and Shepherd

Herdwick Sheep and Shepherd Date:

Background imageSheep Collection: Hadrians Wall N070307

Hadrians Wall N070307
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. View looking west from Shield on the Wall. Sheep grazing at sunset. hadrian

Background imageSheep Collection: The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, The Ghent Altarpiece, 1432, (c1900-1920). Artist: Jan van Eyck

The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, The Ghent Altarpiece, 1432, (c1900-1920). Artist: Jan van Eyck
The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, The Ghent Altarpiece, 1432, (c1900-1920). A print after the lower half of the central panel in the St Bavo Cathedral, Ghent

Background imageSheep Collection: Fairfield church in dawn mist, Romney Marsh, near Rye, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Fairfield church in dawn mist, Romney Marsh, near Rye, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSheep Collection: Robert Burns cottage, Alloway, South Ayrshire, Scotland

Robert Burns cottage, Alloway, South Ayrshire, Scotland, with sheep and cattle passing by. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSheep Collection: Sheep - grazing before the Henry Moore sculpture King & Queen Glenkiln Estate Sculpture Park

Sheep - grazing before the Henry Moore sculpture King & Queen Glenkiln Estate Sculpture Park
SG-20158 Sheep - grazing before the Henry Moore sculpture King & Queen Glenkiln Estate Sculpture Park, overlooking the Glenkiln reservoir, Dumfries

Background imageSheep Collection: Blue faced Leicester sheep, Pennines, Eden Valley, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom

Blue faced Leicester sheep, Pennines, Eden Valley, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSheep Collection: Sheep below Black Mountain, Llanddeusant, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire

Sheep below Black Mountain, Llanddeusant, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSheep Collection: Suffolk Sheep

Suffolk Sheep
JD-1644 SUFFOLK SHEEP - PAIR Suffolk, UK John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageSheep Collection: DOG & LAMB. Border collie sitting between two cross breed lambs

DOG & LAMB. Border collie sitting between two cross breed lambs
JD-21546 DOG & LAMB. Border collie sitting between two cross breed lambs John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageSheep Collection: Cattle - small herd of Dexter cows and orphan lambs in small field Cotswolds UK

Cattle - small herd of Dexter cows and orphan lambs in small field Cotswolds UK
MAB-416 Cattle - small herd of Dexter cows and orphan lambs in small field Cotswolds UK Mark Boulton Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageSheep Collection: Sheep - Cross Breds in snow. Herefordshire, UK

Sheep - Cross Breds in snow. Herefordshire, UK
AEB-1778 Sheep - Cross Breeds in snow Herefordshire, UK Elizabeth Bomford Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageSheep Collection: Lindisfarne Castle K011703

Lindisfarne Castle K011703
LINDISFARNE CASTLE, Holy Island, Northumberland. View of the castle with fields in the foreground

Background imageSheep Collection: The Lamb, illustration from Songs of Innocence and of Experience. c1770-1820. Artist: William Blake

The Lamb, illustration from Songs of Innocence and of Experience. c1770-1820. Artist: William Blake
The Lamb, illustration from Songs of Innocence and of Experience. c1770-1820

Background imageSheep Collection: Two bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) rams butting heads during the rut, Clear Creek County, Colorado

Two bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) rams butting heads during the rut, Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States of America, North America

Background imageSheep Collection: Findon Fair, view of the long furlong near Findon, 14 September 1935

Findon Fair, view of the long furlong near Findon, 14 September 1935
The sheep are being driven from Angmering over the Downs to Findon Photograph by George Garland Garland Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: Garland N12007

Background imageSheep Collection: Western Ireland, Dingle Peninsula, broad landscape with a patchwork of green pastures

Western Ireland, Dingle Peninsula, broad landscape with a patchwork of green pastures

Background imageSheep Collection: Cafe, Placa de Cort, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

Cafe, Placa de Cort, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

Background imageSheep Collection: Herdwick sheep

Herdwick sheep at Friars Crag, Derwentwater, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Background imageSheep Collection: Texel Sheep - ewe with twin lambs, Island of Texel, Holland

Texel Sheep - ewe with twin lambs, Island of Texel, Holland
USH-3970 Texel Sheep - ewe with twin lambs Island of Texel, Holland Duncan Usher Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imageSheep Collection: Sheep -Wales, UK- Mixture of Suffolk and Welch mountain breeds on snowy hillside

Sheep -Wales, UK- Mixture of Suffolk and Welch mountain breeds on snowy hillside
CAN-3164 Sheep - mixture of Suffolk and Welsh mountain breeds on snowy hillside Wales, UK John Cancalosi Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageSheep Collection: Jacob's Sheep MA000561

Jacob's Sheep MA000561
COS-119 Jacob's Sheep Bill Coster Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way. contact details: prints@ardea.com tel: 020 8318 1401

Background imageSheep Collection: AEB 1779

AEB 1779
AEB-1779 SHEEP - Crossbreds - in snow Herefordshire, UK Elizabeth Bomford Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageSheep Collection: Church Sheep

Church Sheep
6th August 1955: Sheep huddle in the doorway of the Abbey on the tiny island of Iona, famous for its connection with St Columba who founded a community on Iona after he was expelled from Ireland

Background imageSheep Collection: Domestic Sheep, Beltex and Texel rams, three standing in field, England

Domestic Sheep, Beltex and Texel rams, three standing in field, England

Background imageSheep Collection: Brill Windmill, Buckinghamshire a81_02141

Brill Windmill, Buckinghamshire a81_02141
BRILL WINDMILL, Brill, Buckinghamshire. This post mill dates to 1668, making it one of the oldest in the country. The last remaining of three mills that were once positioned on this hill

Background imageSheep Collection: Sheep Breeds

Sheep Breeds
Illustration of a sheep breeds: Merino sheep Electoral-Negretti, Hampshire or Hampshire Down sheep, Shropshire sheep, Negretti merino sheep, Cotswold sheep, Heidschnucke, Soissonais sheep

Background imageSheep Collection: Landscape painting by Claude Lorrain

Landscape painting by Claude Lorrain (1600-1682), with a shepherd and his sheep in the foreground, and cattle on a road in the middle ground. Date: 17th century

Background imageSheep Collection: Sheep - Ewe - pink heart shaped wool Digital Manipulation: turned pink - shaped heart - general

Sheep - Ewe - pink heart shaped wool Digital Manipulation: turned pink - shaped heart - general clean-up
FEU-158-M Sheep - Ewe - pink heart shaped wool Geoff du Feu Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageSheep Collection: HOGARTH: FALSE PERSPECTIVE. Satire on False Perspective. (Whoever makes a design)

HOGARTH: FALSE PERSPECTIVE. Satire on False Perspective. (Whoever makes a design, without the knowledge of perspective)
HOGARTH: FALSE PERSPECTIVE. Satire on False Perspective. (Whoever makes a design, without the knowledge of perspective, will be liable to such absurdities as are shown in this print)

Background imageSheep Collection: Romney Marsh and Fairfield Church near Brookland, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Romney Marsh and Fairfield Church near Brookland, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSheep Collection: The Rainbow

The Rainbow
Artist: Whaite, Henry Clarence - Title: The Rainbow - Date: 1862 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 139.7 x 241.6

Background imageSheep Collection: Pyrenean Mountain Dog - Protecting sheep - Pyrenees France

Pyrenean Mountain Dog - Protecting sheep - Pyrenees France
CAN-3540 Pyrenean Mountain Dog - Protecting sheep Pyrenees France John Cancalosi Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageSheep Collection: Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury, Somerset, England, UK

Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury, Somerset, England, UK

Background imageSheep Collection: sheep shepherd

sheep shepherd
Ummu Nisan Kandilcioglu

Background imageSheep Collection: Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry - July

Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry - July
JULY Gathering the harvest and tending sheep close to the chateau de Poitiers Date: 1409 - 1487

Background imageSheep Collection: One tree hill famous landmark, Auckland, New Zealand

One tree hill famous landmark, Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

Background imageSheep Collection: Advertisement for Robert Sorby and Sons, edge tool manufacturers, Carver Street, 1889

Advertisement for Robert Sorby and Sons, edge tool manufacturers, Carver Street, 1889
Image from Sheffield and Neighbourhood (page 208) (printed and published by Pawson and Brailsford, Sheffield, 1889 (Sheffield Local Studies Library: 914.274 S)

Background imageSheep Collection: Shropshire sheep

Shropshire sheep
Illustration of a Shropshire sheep

Background imageSheep Collection: Sheep pasture, Glencolumbcille, or Glencolumbkille, County Donegal, Ireland, Europe

Sheep pasture, Glencolumbcille, or Glencolumbkille, County Donegal, Ireland, Europe

Background imageSheep Collection: Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe




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"Sheep: Graceful Guardians of the Countryside" In the misty dawn of Fairfield church, nestled amidst the picturesque Romney Marsh near Rye, Kent, England, a flock of Herdwick sheep grazes peacefully under the watchful eye of their shepherd. These hardy creatures with their distinctive gray fleece have long been an integral part of this idyllic landscape. Their presence evokes images from William Blake's "Songs of Innocence and Experience, " where he immortalized these gentle beings in his enchanting illustrations. The Lamb depicted within those pages seems to come alive as we witness these real-life sheep roaming freely around Fairfield Church on Romney Marsh. From South Ayrshire's Robert Burns cottage to Findon Fair's bustling atmosphere in 1935, they have always played a significant role in rural life across the United Kingdom. Whether it be Blue-faced Leicester sheep dotting the Pennines or Suffolk Sheep grazing contently in snow-covered Herefordshire fields they can emblematic symbols connecting us to our agricultural heritage. Even art finds inspiration in their presence; at Glenkiln Estate Sculpture Park overlooking Dumfries' Glenkiln reservoir stands Henry Moore's majestic King & Queen sculpture surrounded by grazing sheep. Their quiet companionship adds serenity and harmony to this already breathtaking scene. As we journey through Glastonbury Tor's mystical landscapes and gaze upon Lindisfarne Castle standing tall against Northumberland's rugged coastlines, one cannot help but notice how these woolly creatures seamlessly blend into nature’s tapestry. Sheep embody resilience and simplicity while nurturing our connection with nature. They remind us that beauty can be found even in humble pastures. So let us cherish these graceful guardians who silently shape our countryside and inspire awe wherever they roam.