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Claude Lorrain: Seaport at Sunset, 1639


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Claude Lorrain

[French Baroque Era Painter, ca.1602-1682]

• Also known as:  Claude Gellée
Claude Le Lorraine
• Relationships: Claude's students included Herman van Swanevelt.
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Original works by Claude Lorrain available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Coast Scene with the Embarkation of Saint Paul, 1653-55
Landscape near Rome with a View of the Ponte Molle, 1645

Notable SiteClaude Lorrain at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
7 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Pastoral landscape with Lake Albano and Castel Gandolfo, 1639

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
11 works by Claude

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
4 works online by Claude

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
View of Tivoli at Sunset, 1644

Notable SiteClaude Lorrain at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Adoration of the Golden Calf, ca.1653

Notable SiteClaude Lorrain at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Large Landscape

Notable SiteClaude Lorrain at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Perseus and the Origin of Coral

Notable SiteClaude Lorrain at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Sibyl of Cumae Leading Aeneas to the Underworld, ca.1673

Notable SiteClaude Lorrain at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Trees, ca.1640-60

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Landscape with a Temple of Bacchus

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
La Tour ronde/Circular Tower

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Landscape with a round tower and a bay

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Christ Appears before Mary Magdalene

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Pastoral Landscape

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Pastoral Scene

Akademie der Bildenden Künst, Vienna (in German)  

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Embarkation of Carlo and Ubaldo

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Pastoral Landscape, ca.1628-30

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Shepherd and Shepherdess Conversing, ca.1651

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
An Artist Studying Nature

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Landscape with the Voyage of Jacob, 1677

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
23 works by or related to the artist

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
Minerva Visiting the Muses on Mount Parnassus, 1680

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
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Falmouth Art Gallery, England
The Goatherd

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!

Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome (in Italian)  
Landscape with Dancing Figures

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Haus der Kunst, Munich (mostly in German)  
Christ Appears Before Mary Magdalena (Noli Me Tangere), 1681

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, ca.1640

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!
2 of these paintings are by Claude Lorrain

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Pastoral Landscape, 1638

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)

Musee Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland (in French)  
Le Bouvier

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
River landscape with Tiburtine Temple at Tivoli

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Landscape with Dancing Satyrs and Nymphs, 1646

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Landscape with Peasants Returning with Their Herds, ca.1637

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Landscape with Shepherd and Flock at the Edge of a Wood

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Enée chassant le cerf sur la côte de Libye

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Villagers Dancing, late 1630s

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Idyll: Landscape with a Draughtsman Sketching

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Huntington Library, California

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Pastoral Landscape with a Flight into Egypt, 1663

Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
Pastoral Landscape

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Landscape Composition

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark (in Danish)  

Virtual Uffizi
Harbour with Villa Medici

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Hafenlandschaft, ca.1640

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
Scroll down to the highlights from the Herbst (Autumn) 2005 sale

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Landscape with a Goatherd and Goats (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteClaude Lorrain at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteClaude Lorrain in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
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Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Claude Lorrain  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

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