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The Wooden Bridge (Rebecca and Eliezer)

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.




Claude Lorrain
French, 1600-1682

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This etching corresponds closely to a drawing and a painting the artist made for Cardinal Angelo Giori between 1640 and 1641, and thus is dated to that time.


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Prints and Drawings


Claude Lorrain


The Wooden Bridge (Rebecca and Eliezer)


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1638–1641


Etching on ivory laid paper


Image: 12.6 × 18.9 cm (5 × 7 1/2 in.); Sheet, cut within platemark: 13.4 × 19.5 cm (5 5/16 × 7 11/16 in.)

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The Charles Deering Collection Fund

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