Recto: Farm buildings under a tall tree Verso: View of a fortified wall with an arched entrance

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Farm buildings under a tall tree Verso: View of a fortified wall with an arched entrance

  • Artist/maker

    Claude Lorrain (c. 1604/5 - 1682)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
    Civitavecchia (subject)
  • Date

    c. 1640
  • Material and technique

    recto: red chalk with pen and brown ink and brown wash, over an unrelated study of a rabbit, in black chalk on laid paper verso: pen and brown ink

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 31 x 21.7 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Chambers Hall, 1855.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1855.68

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Further reading

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 231

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, I, Netherlandish, German, French and Spanish Schools (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938), 409

Roethlisberger, Marcel, Claude Lorrain: The Drawings, 2 (Berkeley, 1968), 354

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