A man and a woman dancing to the sound of a woman playing the flute, watched by a company enjoying a picnic or wedding; a river landscape beyond. Etching by J. Mason, 1748, after Claude Lorraine.
- Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682.
- Jan. 1748
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An inscription on one version of the painting (in the National Gallery, London) identifies the subject as the wedding of Isaac and Rebecca. Left, a stone bridge over a stream, from which a drover drives his cattle down to the stream to drink. In the background is a broad river with a weir, a mill, a town, and mountains in a landscape based on the Roman Campagna