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An Idyll (Pastoral Landscape)
  • Claude Lorrain
    born: Champagne, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • An Idyll (Pastoral Landscape), circa 1630
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 65.4 x 95 cm
    Canvas/Support: 25 3/4 x 37 3/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 32 x 43 1/2 x 2 in
  • Museum purchase: Barbara Benton Wescoe Fund
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, E3
  • 1980.0031
Label Text

Landscape with figures. Two figures in the bottom left wearing green and red near a path. One is seated and sketching while the other is standing behind him. Sheep and another man at foot of giant rock wall (ruins) at middle ground right. Foliage and hills in background. Horizon line near middle. Blue gray sky with clouds and birds.