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Pastoral landscape with Lake Albano and Castel Gandolfo

Claude Lorrain (painter)


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Title/s

Pastoral landscape with Lake Albano and Castel Gandolfo

Maker/s

Claude Lorrain (painter) [ULAN info: French artist, 1600-1682]

Category

painting

Name

painting

School/Style

French

Technique Description

oil on tin

Dimensions

height: 30.5 cm
width: 37.5 cm

Date

1639

Provenance

bought: Colnaghi 1963 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Pope Urban VIII (a Barberini, d. 1644), for whom it was painted; remained in the possession of the family in the Barberini Palace, Rome until after the dissolution of the Fidecommisio Barberini in April 1934; bought from Princess Berberini by Messrs Colnaghi late in 1962

From funds bequeathed by Miss I.M.E. Hitchcock, and L.D. Cunliffe, with grants from the National Art Collections Fund (£5,000) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (£3, 500).

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. seal
    Position: verso
    Method: wax
    Content:
    Description: shows the Barberini arms of three bees, with coronet above and wide mantling, which in style suggests the Napoleonic period (there is another wax seal impression, but it is not clearly defined)

  2. Position: verso
    Content: Camera dell' ancona No 3.

Documentation

  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 42]
  2. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 414]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
  3. (1900 c.) Galerie Barberini, Catalogue, Rome
    [comments: no. 139]
  4. Lefenestre (1905) Rome, Colmar, Paris [page: 148]
    [comments: no. 73 (quoting an inscription on the back of the picture, "Claudio fecit in V.R. faict per papa Urbano")]
  5. (n.d.) (Friedlander), [page: 39]
    [comments: repro.]
  6. Gerstenberg (n.d.) (Gerstenberg),
    [comments: pl. 46]
  7. Emporium, [page: 103] 1908)
  8. Finberg, A. J. (1909) Inventory of Drawings in the Turner Bequest, [page: 575-576]
    [comments: under CXCIII, p. 95-96]
  9. Zeri, Federico (1954) Cat. Gab. Fot. Naz.,
    Source title: Gall. e Coll. Barberini (
    [comments: no. 38]
  10. Röthlisberger, Marcel G. (1961) Claude Lorrain: the paintings, Yale University [page: 164]
    [comments: no. LV 35]
  11. Röthlisberger, Marcel G. (1961) Claude Lorrain: the paintings, Yale University
    [comments: fig. 90]
  12. Editorial 'A question of a nose', London? [page: 447]
    Source title: Apollo (1963)
    [comments: reproduced fig. 2 (monochrome)]
  13. (1963) Paintings by Old Masters (1963), London?
    [comments: pl. IV]
  14. 'Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions', London? [page: 224]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1963)
    [comments: fig. 35]
  15. (1964) Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1963, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press
    [comments: pl. IX]
  16. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 97]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: reproduced]
  17. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 62]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: reproduced]
  18. Röthlisberger, Marcel G. (1968) Claude Lorrain: the drawings, California, Berkeley [page: 160]
  19. Galassi, Peter (1991) Corot in Italy; Open-Air Painting and the Classical- Landscape Tradition, New Haven: Yale University Press [page: 115]
    [comments: pl. 138]

Accession Number

PD.950-1963 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 2677; Input Date: 2000-03-03 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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