Classical Landscape

Black gouache and brush and gray wash, over black chalk and graphite, heightened with white gouache | 41.3 x 48.3cm | 1779

Pierre Henri de Valenciennes

The leading landscape painter of the late 18th century, Valenciennes was also an important theoretician whose book Elements of Practical Perspective influenced generations of French artists who followed. In the book, the artist described two...
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