Sheep in Snow

Image credit: Manchester Art Gallery

How you can use this image


This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (CC BY-NC-ND).

You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.

Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find more images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.



Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

A landscape painting representing five sheep in a snow-covered field; two on the right are lying on the snowy ground, one on the left in the foreground is grazing, and two sheep are standing behind. There are several more sheep visible in the hazy distance. The sky is white and overcast with a very bright sun, this bright light is reflecting off the snow illuminating the painting.

Manchester Art Gallery



Sheep in Snow




oil on canvas


H 51 x W 96.8 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

transferred from the Horsfall Museum Collection, 1918

Work type


Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's initials, date (mon) : CJ 76 artist's inscription : : verso : artist's name, date : Charles Jones. 1876


See a tag that’s incorrect or offensive? Challenge it and notify Art UK.

Help improve Art UK. Tag artworks and verify existing tags by joining the Tagger community.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL England

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue