Claude Lorrain: Aeneas Hunting

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Sketchbook drawing by Claude Lorraine: Coast scene with Aeneas hunting, illustration from Virgil's 'Aeneid', I, 158-93, translated by Annibale Caro, record of painting in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Brussels from the Liber Veritatis; in foreground Aeneas and Achates hunting a herd of deer, beyond at left the Trojan fleet in a harbour. 1672 Pen and brown ink and grey wash, with grey-brown wash (British Museum)

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1672
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193mm x 255 mm
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Signed, inscribed and dated: "CLAVDIO/fecit/Roma/1672[formerly 1670]" and inscribed: "libro Di Virgilio/folio 10" Verso inscribed with notes
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London: The British Museum