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Landscape with Sheep

Artist:
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1648
Medium:
Black chalk, sepia ink and wash, heightened with white gouache.
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 10 3/8 in. (19.1 x 26.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.657
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on the recto in the upper left corner in sepia ink: 16; and in pencil: 7 (?) 68

Marking: Annotated on the verso at the lower right in sepia ink: CALVDIO G. I. V. / 1648 ROME; in the lower right corner in black ink: 19; and at the top center in red ink: No 68
Henry Wellesley (1791-1866); Wellesley sale, London, Sotheby's, 25 June 1866; Sir James Knowles (1831-1908); Knowles sale, London, Christie's, 27 May 1908, lot 22; John Postle Heseltine (1843-1929); Heseltine sale, London, Sotheby's, 27 May 1935, lot 273; Alfred Jowett, Killinghall; [Jowett] sale, London, Sotheby's, 21 July 1948, lot 2. Acquired by Robert Lehman at the Jowett sale in 1948.
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