Claude Lorrain

The Judgment of Paris



Claude Lorrain - The Judgment of Paris

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 407
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 20


Provenance

Commissioned by François du Val, marquis de Fontenay-Mareuil (1594-1655), Rome and Paris
Le Danois, Paris, by c. 1740
Angran, vicomte de Fonspertuis, by 1747
his sale, E.F. Gersaint, Paris, 4 March 1748 and days following, nr. 426, purchased by Agard or Devins. Mr. (possibly W. or John) David, London
his sales ("A Merchant of Respectability"), Christie's, London, 17 July 1819, nr. 58, not sold, and 26-27 May 1820, 2nd day, nr. 114
Urbino Pizzetta, London
acquired 1912 by the father of Miss V. Price, England
by inheritance to her
sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 July 1966, nr. 9
with Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, sold 13 February 1969 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1969.1.1

Other works by Claude Lorrain


Claude Lorrain A seaport
A seaport
1644

Claude Lorrain View of Delphi with a Procession
View of Delphi with a Procession
1673

Claude Lorrain Landscape with Apollo and Mercury
Landscape with Apollo and Mercury

Claude Lorrain The Harbour of Baiae with Apollo and the Cumaean Sibyl
The Harbour of Baiae with Apollo and the Cumaean Sibyl
1650s

Claude Lorrain
The Judgment of Paris
1645/46
112.3 x 149.8 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fune