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A sea port: left, a palace and an arch; right, a ship in port. Engraving by E. Goodall, 1830, after Claude Lorrain.

  • Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682.
Date
March 1st 1830
Reference
2924521i
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Description

Foreground, men and women in various activities. The sun is near the horizon. "The palace front at the left has been adapted from a gateway built in about 1570 and leading to the Farnese Gardens from the Forum in Rome. Behind it is the antique Arch of Titus. On the nearer building, a clock with a single hand gives the time as five o'clock." (National Gallery online catalogue)

Publication/Creation

London (42, Cirencester Place.) : Published ... for the Associated Engravers, by Mr. John Pye, March 1st 1830 ([London] : Printed by McQueen)

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; platemark 34.7 x 50 cm

Lettering

An Italian sea-port. Painted by Claude. Engraved by Edw.d Goodall.

References note

Doretta Cecchi, L'opera completa di Claude Lorrain, Milan: Rizzoli, 1975, no. 107, pp. 98-99 (as engraved twice: by Young in 1823 and by Armytage in 1830, does not mention Goodall's engraving)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2924521i

Reproduction note

After a painting that had been bought by the National Gallery, London, in 1824 from the Angerstein collection

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Languages

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