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  • View of La Crescenza, 1648–50
    Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, 1604/5?–1682)
    Oil on canvas

    15 1/4 x 22 7/8 in. (38.7 x 58.1 cm)
    Purchase, The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1978 (1978.205)

    In its immediacy and breadth of handling, this picture, painted between 1648 and 1650, recalls drawings that Claude made in the environs of Rome. The composition is recorded in Liber Veritatis. The country house, which still stands, belonged in the seventeenth century to the Crescenzi family.

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    On view: Gallery 618
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    View of La Crescenza, 1648–50
    Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, 1604/5?–1682)
    Oil on canvas

    15 1/4 x 22 7/8 in. (38.7 x 58.1 cm)
    Purchase, The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1978 (1978.205)


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