Os pastores foram das primeiras pessoas a adorar Jesus Cristo, mais tarde considerado 'pastor de homens' e 'bom pastor'. O seu trabalho decorria em locais isolados em ambiente de monotonia.
Shepherds were the first to worship Jesus Christ, who was later regarded as 'the shepherd of men' and 'good shepherd'. Their work took place in isolated locations in boring environments.
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (ca 1683-1744) - 'shepherd boy' - oil on canvas Salzburg-Residenzgalerie
Claude Joseph Vernet (1714-1789) - 'shepherd Alps' - oil on canvas Tours-Musée des Beaux-Arts
Charles Émile Jacque (1813-1894) - 'a shepherdess with her flock near a stream'-oil on canvas Private collection
Jean-François Millet (1814-1875) - 'shepherdess with her flock'-oil on canvas - 1864 Paris-Musée d'Orsay
Winslow Homer (1836-1910) - 'shepherdess restings' - watercolour on paper - 1879