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The Cowherd

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:

1636

Artist:

Claude Lorrain
French, 1600-1682

About this artwork

In this Claude’s most beloved print, the scene suceedes in conveying the atmosphere of an afternoon by a river, with all the poetry and harmony of pastoral life.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Claude Lorrain

Title

The Cowherd

Origin

France

Date

Made 1636

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

126 × 195 mm (image); 131 × 201 mm (sheet, cut within platemark)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1938.1494

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