Idyllische Landschaft bei untergehender Sonne

Idyllische Landschaft bei untergehender Sonne

More about this artwork
A herd of cows is crossing a ford in a Mediterranean landscape. The sun is setting in the distance, behind the mountains. This painting is based on an older composition of Claude Lorrain’s, an etching dated 1636. It is the first of a series of three pictures that the artist was commissioned to paint by the Bavarian Privy Councillor Franz von Mayer. Another work (‘A Seaport at Sunrise’) is also in the Alte Pinakothek; the third in the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London.
Displayed
AP OG Saal XI
Inventory Number
382
Birth year of the artist
1604
Year the artist deceased
1682
Dimensions of the object
72 x 96 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Origin
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée), Idyllische Landschaft bei untergehender Sonne, 1670, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/ZKGPJP2xgA (Last updated on 18.01.2022)

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