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Published by Arts Council in London .
Written in English

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Catalogue of an exhibition at the Hayward Gallery 1969.

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Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19842598M

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From Blanton Museum of Art, Claude Lorrain, Pastoral Landscape (), Oil on canvas, × cm. Claude Lorrain, byname of Claude Gellée, (born , Chamagne, France—died Nov. 23, , Rome [Italy]), French artist best known for, and one of the greatest masters of, ideal landscape painting, an art form that seeks to present a view of nature more beautiful and harmonious than nature itself. The quality of that beauty is governed by Classical concepts, and the landscape often contains. From Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Claude Lorrain, The Flight into Egypt (about ), Oil on canvas, 28 × 38 1/2 in. The Art Of Claude Lorrain on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Art Of Claude LorrainManufacturer: The Arts Council.

(b Chamagne, Lorraine,?/5; d Rome, 23 Nov. ). French painter, draughtsman, and occasional etcher, active for almost all his career in Rome; he is often called Le Lorrain (in France), or Claude Lorrain(e) (in the English-speaking world), after his place of birth, but he is usually referred to simply as Claude, a familiarity reflecting his enormous fame as the most celebrated of all. Claude Lorrain (Gellee) was born in or into poverty in the town of Chamagne, Vosges in Lorraine - then the Duchy of Lorraine, an independent state until He was one of five children. His actual name was Claude Gellée, but he is better known by the province in which he was born. Summary of Claude Lorrain. Claude Lorrain made paintings in which the sun, earth, and water seem to reverberate with emotion. His name is inseparable from seventeenth-century landscape painting, his works characterized by a Baroque classicism which is especially evident in his depiction of antique architecture, and his emphasis on dramatic contrasts of light and : Shop for claude lorrain art from the world's greatest living artists. All claude lorrain artwork ships within 48 hours and includes a day money-back guarantee. Choose your favorite claude lorrain designs and purchase them as wall art, home decor, phone cases, tote bags, and more!

The same author wrote that Claude went to Naples for two years or more beginning around , where he worked for the landscape painter Goffredo Wals (ca. ca. ). At some point he became known as “Claude Lorrain.”. The Claude Lorrain Album in the Norton Simon, Inc. Museum of Art; By Marcel Roethlisberger by Lorrain, Claude and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Shop for claude lorrain art prints from our community of independent artists and iconic brands. Each claude lorrain art print is produced using archival inks, ships within 48 hours, and comes with a day money back guarantee! Customize your claude lorrain print . Claude Lorrain was a prolific creator of the spectacular landscape paintings, including the drawings in pen and monochrome watercolours. The artist created more than landscapes, as well as 44 etchings. Lorrain contributed to the development of autonomous pictorialism, the basis of the 19th-century romantics and impressionists.