While in Chicago this past week I had the privilege to visit
 The Art Institite of Chicago.

This particular painting captured my attention; it reminded me of the times when a baby calf was born in the pasture field and brought to the barn along with its mama to be cared for.

Jean-Francois Millet
French, 1814-1875
Peasants Bringing Home a Calf Born in the Fields, 1864
Oil on Canvas 
Here are two others that held my attention…  

Jean-Francois Millet
The Keeper of the Herd
 1871/74
Oil on Canvas

Paulus Potter
Dutch 1625-1654
Two Cows and a Young Bull beside a Fence in a Medow, 1647
Oil on Panel 
Enjoy you day!
The Gourmet Farm Girl