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Landscape with a House

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.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi
Italian, 1606-1680

About this artwork

A Bolognese architect and painter of the Carracci School, Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi played an important role in the development of classical landscape art in 17th-century Europe, with over 50 prints of idyllic imaginary views. Myriad details—from the smoking chimney and fishing party, to the tiny outdoor shrine—only enhance the charm of this example.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi

Title

Landscape with a House

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Artist's working dates 1626–1680

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

24.2 × 18.5 cm (9 9/16 × 7 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Louise Lutz

Reference Number

1967.499

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