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1959

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2015

2022

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Drawing, Landscape with classical ruins

This is a Drawing. It was after Claude Lorrain. It is dated 1730–1750 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Milton I. D. Einstein. It is credited Gift of Milton Einstein.

Its dimensions are

30.5 × 38.5 cm (12 in. × 15 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Churchill 318, with I.C.H.

It is signed

Signed in paint, on rock, lower left: Claudio [in imitation of Claude Gellee, “Le Lorraine” (1600-1662).

It is inscribed

Squared off in graphite for enlargement

Cite this object as

Drawing, Landscape with classical ruins; After Claude Lorrain (French, 1600–1682); pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 30.5 × 38.5 cm (12 in. × 15 3/16 in.); Gift of Milton Einstein; 1959-49-206

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