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A sea harbour, with a sailing boat moored; four men walk towards an ancient temple on the left. Etching by C. Knapton, 1735, after Claude Lorraine.

  • Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682.
Date
1735
Reference
3010920i
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Description

In the centre of the harbour is a hill, on the top of which is a round temple resembling a famous round temple at Tivoli. The sun is on the horizon. The men in the centre seem to wear 16th-century dress: two of them point towards the large temple on the left

Publication/Creation

1735

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 22.7 x 28.2 cm

Lettering

E musaeo Dni. Jonathanis Richardson. Claudio del. ; C. Knapton f. 1735

Edition

[State without woodcut].

References note

R. Weigel, Die Werke der Maler in ihren Handzeichnungen, Leipzig: R. Weigel, 1865, no. 1819, p. 158 ("Ein Seehafen bei Sonnenuntergang. Feder und Bister")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3010920i

Languages

  • Latin


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