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Harbor with a Large Tower

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.


c. 1641


Claude Lorrain
French, 1600-1682

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The date for this print can be found etched on the “‘sack that rests on the ground and, more distinctly, on the sack held on the shoulders of the man in the foreground.


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Prints and Drawings


Claude Lorrain


Harbor with a Large Tower


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1636–1646


Etching on ivory laid paper


Image: 12.8 × 18.9 cm (5 1/16 × 7 1/2 in.); Plate: 13 × 19.2 cm (5 1/8 × 7 9/16 in.); Sheet: 13.8 × 20 cm (5 7/16 × 7 7/8 in.)

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Clarence Buckingham Collection

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