Une danse au soleil couchant / Musée Français
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- Une danse au soleil couchant
- Musée Français
Landscape with rural dance; in the right foreground, three figures dancing at the edge of a wood, and a shepherd following a herd of goats; river beyond; woody hills in the distance. 1809
Etching and engraving
- Height: 308 millimetres
- Width: 396 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered with producers' names and title.
Stamped: 'Musée Français', bottom margin.
From 'Le Musée Français' (see 1875,0410.469 for comment).
According to Röthlisberger, the original painting may not be the work of Claude: 'Atypical of Claude are the numerous trees of the cluster on the right, the more romantic configuration of the fraing shrubs and trees on the left, the flocks consisting of goats alone, and the distance'.
French Masters Portfolio
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Object reference number: PPA173409
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