View of the Tiber Valley by Nicolas Poussin

This is a spontaneous and atmospheric study, made on the spot.

Details

Medium:
Brush & brown wash on paper
Dimensions:
113 x 26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,545 ( Total: £156,450; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Christie's

This sheet was traditionally attributed to Claude. The abbreviated manner and dry, dotted wash of this work cannot be paralleled in the work of Claude.

Provenance

Earls of Leicester, Holkham Hall (from 18th century); Sold Christie's, 2/7/91, lot 60.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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