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Claude Lorrain (akaClaudio Gelée or Claudio Guillee Lorenese)
French (1604 - 1682) Primary

Coast Scene

17th century

5 3/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (13.65 cm x 19.69 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.362
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: French

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  • architecture
  • boats - Watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters.
  • etchings - Prints made from an etched printing plate, which is a metal plate on which a design is made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant substance, creating a design in the coating, and then exposing the plate to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed. For designs incised directly into a copper plate using a burin or graver, use "engravings (prints)."
  • figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
  • French - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of France, or in general to cultures that have occupied the area of the modern nation in western Europe.
  • seascapes and water scenes
  • ships - Watercraft generally larger and more seaworthy than boats, usually propelled by sails or engines.

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 7 3/4 in. (13.653 x 19.685 cm)

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The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Michael Kitson, Claude Lorrain, Liber Veritatis British Museum Publications, Ltd.. London, England, 1978
    Figure Number: 4

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