Landscape and Cattle &c. with the Shepherdess, (painting)
Loraine, Claude 1600-1682
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 127 (Sale info: For Sale).
"Finished with extraordinary and surprising neatness, with a light touch and skilful management of aerial perspective, enriched with figure, cattle, and water, mountains, &c. A beautiful sky, with an uncommon degree of transparency of colouring, and throughout a lovely imitation of nature, with a harmony and power of local colour, surpassed only by him. Painted by Claude Loraine, who was born at Loraine, 1600, died 1682." [P. 21.]
Descriptive Catalogue of Original Cabinet Paintings, now arranged in the Gallery, Doggett's Repository of Arts, entrance at No. 16, Market-Street, and may be viewed every day, from 8 in the morning till sunset; being a truly splendid and valuable Collection of one hundred and sixty-four Cabinet Paintings in elegant frames; selected on the Continent of Europe, at the Expense of thirty thousand dollars, and are warranted to comprise the works of the Great Masters, from the 13th Century to the Present Time.