Claude Lorrain (akaClaudio Gelée or Claudio Guillee Lorenese)
French (1604 - 1682) Primary
Harbor Scene with Large Tower17th century
5 in. x 7 1/2 in. (12.7 cm x 19.05 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.411
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
This object has the following keywords:
- castles - Buildings or groups of buildings intended primarily to serve as a fortified residence of a prince or nobleman.
- 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.
- Sheet Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2 in. (12.7 x 19.05 cm)
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
Claude Lorrain, Liber Veritatis
British Museum Publications, Ltd..
London, England, 1978
Figure Number: 17
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