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Pastoral Landscape


Claude Gellée (called Le Lorrain)



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G313
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 38 1/4 x 51 1/4 in. (97.16 x 130.18 cm) (sight)39 1/2 x 52 in. (100.33 x 132.08 cm) (canvas)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Signature; Date 'CLAVD/1638', in black oil, at lower left corner
Physical Description: two goat herders seated on the left bank of a river amidst their flock; classical ruins at left side and background left center on hillside; across river stand two pair of deer under the shadow of a large tree
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund, and Gift of funds from Ruth and Bruce Dayton, SIT Investment Associates, Darwin and Geri Reedy, and Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison
Accession Number: 98.33
Artist: Claude Gellée (called Le Lorrain), French, 1603 - 1682
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1603 - 1682
Added to Site: February 28, 2009