The Maid and the Magpie

After Sir Edwin Henry Landseer British
Engraver Samuel Cousins British
Publisher Henry Graves & Company British

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A young woman dressed in an embroidered cap and striped skirt milks a cow in a barn and turns her head to smile as a magpie tries to steal a spoon from her clog. Behind are goats, calf and a man leaning against a post who watches with amusement. In the background is a village and a goose-girl. Based on a painting exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1858.

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