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An Italian Landscape, (painting)

Artist:
Claude LeLorraine 1600-1682
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1647
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 48
Born at Lorraine in 1600, died in 1682, aged 82. . . . DESCRIPTION. This picture, which is one of the most choice productions of this justly esteemed master, represents Early Morning; the sun just dispersing the dew: in the foreground, on the bank of a river is a goatherd tuning his reed to a herd of goats, on the opposite side is seen a herdsman driving cattle down a declivity, on the right of which, in the middle distance, is a view of Tivoli. The easy and picturesque manner in which the river winds through a highly cultivated country, is truely poetical. The introduction of a rustic bridge which crosses the river, has a most happy effect, beyond which in the extreme distance is a view of the sea; several small vessels are interspersed, which complete the perspective, and carries the eye over an immense space. This picture was painted for Palermo in 1647, and will be found in the Liber Veritatis, No. 172. It lately adorned the collection of Charles B. Plestow, Esq. of England. [Pp. 42-44.]
A Catalogue of Italian, Flemish, Spanish, Dutch, French, and English Pictures; which have been collected in Europe and brought to this country by Mr. Richard Abraham, of New Bond Street, London, and are now exhibiting at the American Academy of Fine Arts. March, 1830. Admittance, forty cents. Children under twelve years, half price. Catalogues, twelve and a half cents. New York: Printed by R. & G.S. Wood, No. 265 Pearl Street.
Topic:
Landscape--Italy--Tivoli
Landscape--Foreign--Italy
Landscape--Time--Morning
Landscape--River
Occupation--Farm--Shepherd
Figure group
Control number:
AECI 04280048
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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