- Museum number
Landscape with the flaying of Marsyas, illustration from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' (VI, 383 ff), record of the painting in the Pushkin Museum, Moscow from the Liber Veritatis; with figures in foreground, including at right Marsyas, nude and standing with hands and legs bound to a tree
Pen and brown ink, and grey-brown wash
- Production date
Height: 199 millimetres
Width: 267 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1957,1214.6 for information on the Liber Veritatis.
See also 1957,1214.101
Kitson, Liber Veritatis:
Moscow, Pushkin Museum, No. 915. Canvas, 101 x 133 cm; 1639-40. RP, fig. 109; R-C, 109. The drawing corresponds to the painting exactly, except that the buildings in the left background are smaller and the trees at the right are slightly different.
Earlom, 45; Caracciolo, 46.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1977 BM, Claude Lorrain: Liber Veritatis
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Metamorphoses
- Acquisition date
- 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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