Artwork Title: Bull near Grantchester - Artist Name: Sylvia Plath

Bull near Grantchester

Sylvia Plath, 1956

… sat in the tall grass amid cow dung and drew …my first cows. They sat obligingly while I drew the first, couchant, its head very cowish, but its body, more like a horesehair sofa, very flat and unmodeled; then, suddenly, they all got hungry and got up in a drove; I think they were bulls; they seemed to have no udders.… I got a kind of peace from the cows; what curious broody looks they gave me; what marvelous colossal shits and pissings. I shall go back soon; I shall do a volume of cow-drawing
art by writerscowpen and ink on paper

Welcome To

Arthur

Arthur is a digital museum

We haven't opened yet, but somehow you found us. Join the list for early access.

Thank you, you'll hear from us
when we launch.