Claude Lorrain (attr) 17th C. Classical Landscape Oil Painting
Claude Lorrain (attr), 17th C. Classical Landscape Exhibiting Roman School, Origin: 1600 – 1650, believed to be 1629 to 1638; Measurement: 29 x 39 inches. Painted during Italian Landscape expansion period which became known as the Roman School, and birthed the Classical Landscape as a major genre of Painting. Claude Lorrain (1600 – 1682) was a French painter, draughtsman and engraver of the Baroque era. He spent most of his life in Italy, and is admired for his achievements in landscape painting.
Claude Lorrain’s landscape paintings have sold been sold at several major auction houses including Sothebys (London), Christies (NY), Trajan (Paris), Farsetti (Italy), Ader-Picard-Tajan (Paris) and Isbylia Subastas (Madrid). Several similar works attributed to Lorrain have sold for up to$110,000, with the most recent attributed painting very similar to this painting selling at Sotheby’s for $44,884. The most recent sale of a Lorrain painting inscribed with identifying marks sold at Christies (London) for $7,293,995.
Claude Lorrain (attr)