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Beauties of Claude Lorraine

(1825)

various engravers after Claude de Lorraine

Original 190-year-old sepia mezzotint engravings

Sheet size: approx. 10½ x 13 inches
(some with slight water staining, not affecting image area)

Claude Gellée (1600–1682), called Claude Lorraine after the French region where he was born, spent most of his life and career in Rome and was the leading (and most prolific) figure of the Italian school that first made landscape painting a respectable art form. He influenced contemporaries like Nicolas Poussin and many later artists including Constable, Turner, and the American Hudson River school, as well as "landscape" gardening, especially in Britain, and ultimately the way people looked at nature itself.

In the Romantic period, from the late 1770s on, his work was well known through collections such as Beauties of Claude Lorraine [sic]: Twenty-four of His Choicest Landscapes Engraved by Brumley, Lupton, and Others (1825) — itself a selection made from a larger compilation, the three-volume Liber Veritatis, or A Collection of Two Hundred Prints, after the Original Designs of Claude de Lorrain (1777).

claude lorraine

Plate 1
Plate 1
$165

Plate 2
Plate 2
$150

Plate 3
Plate 3
$165

Plate 6
Plate 6
$165

Plate 8
Plate 8
$165

Plate 11
Plate 11
$175

Plate 12
Plate 11
$175

Plate 13
Plate 13
$175

Plate 15
Plate 15
$175

Claude Lorraine plate 4
Plate 4
$165

Claude Lorraine plate 4
Plate 14
$175

plate 16 claude lorraine
Plate 16
$175

Claude Lorraine plate 17
Plate 17
$175

Plate 19
Plate 19
$175

Plate 21
Plate 21
$175

Plate 22
Plate 22
$175

Plate 23
Plate 23
$175

Plate 24
Plate 24
$175

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