Pastoral Scene with Classical Figures

c. 1640–1645
(French, 1604–1682)
Sheet: 19.2 x 25.8 cm (7 9/16 x 10 3/16 in.); Image: 19 x 25.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 in.)
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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.
Pastoral Scene with Classical Figures

Pastoral Scene with Classical Figures

c. 1640–1645

Claude Lorrain

(French, 1604–1682)
France, 17th century

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