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Untitled (Capriccio with the ruins of the Roman Forum - Campo Vaccino)

1635-1682

Claude Lorrain

From the collection

Title

Untitled (Capriccio with the ruins of the Roman Forum - Campo Vaccino)

Date

1635-1682

Description

Capriccio with the ruins of the Roman Forum (Campo Vaccino), record of the painting in the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, from the Liber Veritatis; the buildings from left to right are the ruins on the Palatine Hill, the three columns of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, the cattle drinking-fountain, the Colosseum, and an imaginary round temple. Pen and brown ink and brown wash, with watercolour, heightened with white (oxidised). Verso: Open landscape; with trees and a piping shepherd on the left, cattle on sloping ground at centre and right, hills across a valley in distance. Pen and brown ink and brown wash, over black chalk.
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Location

Roman Forum, Rome, Lazio, Italy

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

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Medium

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