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Landscape with Ruins and Two Cows at the Waterside, from a series of four horizontal Roman Landscapes

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

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  • A work made of etching on ivory paper.

Date:

1645/50

Artist:

Jan Both
Dutch, c. 1618-1652

About this artwork

Jan Both was one of the principal Dutch painters of idyllic Italian views. This print, one of a series of four horizontal Roman landscapes, is in the artist’s mature style and was probably executed in Utrecht after his return from Italy in 1641. The variety of linear treatment and the deeper etching of the foreground reveal Both’s efforts to capture the effects of Italy’s golden light.

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Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jan Both

Title

Landscape with Ruins and Two Cows at the Waterside, from a series of four horizontal Roman Landscapes

Origin

Holland

Date

1645–1650

Medium

Etching on ivory paper

Dimensions

200 × 273 mm (plate); 203 × 277 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Marie Louise Pritchard

Reference Number

1960.838

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