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Landscape with Dancing Satyrs and Nymphs

Claude Lorrain
1604/05 - 1682
Landscape with Dancing Satyrs and Nymphs
Oil on canvas 98 x 125 cm
Signed and dated lower right: CLAVD [...] / I.V.R. [FECIT] 164 (6?)

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The French painter Claude Lorrain worked in Italy and developed a poetic landscape style with rich classical associations of antique Roman grandeur. In this work, the flower-crowned god Pan sits with a beautiful nymph accompanied by maids forming a group in the right foreground watching satyrs and nymphs dancing. The right half of the picture plane is lost in the green shade of small hills, while the left of the image stretches to the distant mountain range. The sky and clouds that spread above this open plane are depicted with an Italianate clarity.

photo:Claude Lorrain
Landscape with Dancing Satyrs and Nymphs