Pastoral Scene with Classical Figures

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown and gray wash over graphite | 19.2 x 25.8cm | c. 1640-1645

Claude Lorrain

Claude Lorrain changed the direction of European landscape painting by opening up vistas that fade into either morning or evening sun. A prolific draftsman, he emphasized the tranquil and idyllic nature of the Roman countryside.

Credit: Leonard C. H...
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