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Mount Parnassus or Mount Helicon with Minerva visiting the muses, illustration probably from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', V, 253 ff, record of painting in the Cummer Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, Florida from the Liber Veritatis; figures on hill at left and centre, beyond Temple of Apollo at l. 1680
Pen and brown ink, and grey and grey-brown wash, with black chalk
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Height: 191 millimetres
Width: 254 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1957,1214.6 for information on the Liber Veritatis.
Kitson, Liber Veritatis:
Jacksonville, Florida, The Cummer Gallery of Art. Canvas, 145 x 193 cm; signed and dated ‘CLAVDIO IV ROMA 1680’. RP, fig. 315; R-C, 273. For all the drawing’s indistinctness, it corresponds closely to the painting, except that the town in the background is barely defined.
Earlom, 195; Caracciolo, 195.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1977 BM, Claude Lorrain: Liber Veritatis
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Metamorphoses (?)
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- Acquisition notes
- Accepted by H M Government in lieu of tax on the estate of the 9th Duke of Devonshire.
See M. Kitson's 'Claude Lorrain: Liber Veritatis', pp. 28-9, for a full account of the provenance of the sketch-book.
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