A Herd of Cattle

1630–35
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French (active in Rome), 1600–1682)


Dimensions

Sheet: 10.8 x 17.5 cm (4 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. ) Mount: 22.5 x 38.7 cm (8 7/8 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.964

Medium or Technique

Red chalk and gray-green wash over black chalk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

Queen Christina of Sweden; to her residuary legatee, Cardinal Decioo Azzolini, Rome; to his nephew Marquis Pompeo Azzolini; sold to Prince Livio Odescalchi, Rome; sold to Philip of Orleans, Galerie du Palais Royal; in 1792 passed to Philippe Egalite; sold to a banker in Brussels; Sotheby's, 20 November, 1957, lot 67; H.M. Calmann, London; purchased December 1959

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2