Landscape with a Lake and a Walled Town by Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini)

The importance of Cortona's landscapes are in the link that they form between the classicising formality of Annibale and Domenichino and the move towards a spontaneous observation of nature that was to be developed by Claude and Gaspar Dughet in the following decades.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63 x 78 cm
Art Fund grant:
£26,000 ( Total: £115,000)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Matthiesen Fine Art

Provenance

Matthiesen Fine Art.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

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