Claude Lorrain


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Claude Lorrain

(French klod lɔrɛ̃)
n
(Biography) real name Claude Gelée. 1600–82, French painter, esp of idealized landscapes, noted for his subtle depiction of light

Claude Lor•rain

(kloʊd lɔˈrɛ̃)
n.
(Claude Gellée), 1600–82, French painter.
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The first little room, introducing the exhibition, explains how well-heeled Britons on the old 'grand tour' of Europe fell for the paintings of Claude Lorrain, a French artist based in Italy who pioneered landscape painting.
Around the walls hung splendid paintings by the likes of Titian, Claude Lorrain and Frans Hals.
But just as 80-year-old Hockney was inspired by the 17th century painter Claude Lorrain, so his brightly-coloured piece from 2010 has inspired tenants at Bradley Court in Bradley.
Starting with works by the preeminent neoclassical painters Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain (whose distinct pictorial visions gave rise to an unmistakable relationship between the garden, the viewer and the natural world) this deftly edited volume brings together an arrangement of interpretations and theories exploring metaphors and meanings within the very practice of gardening itself.
Having emerged from a classical background, James began his career gaining inspiration from the great romantic landscape painters, such as J.M.W Turner, Claude Lorrain, Caspar David Friedrich, and Thomas Moran.
SPECTACULAR Baroque art masterpieces by Peter Paul Rubens, Peter Lely and Claude Lorrain have been re-displayed in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery following a two-year research project.
The backdrops included slides of Minoan frescos and paintings by Claude Lorrain and Virginia Frances Sterrett.
The classical landscapes of artists Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain were great for this.
Measuring 9 by 12 feet, "Landscape with Camouflage" (2012), could compete with a Claude Lorrain scene in size and grandeur.
After 1800, Turner applied his landscapist skills to paint historical scenes; and he was influenced by the 17th-century painters Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), and Claude Lorrain (1604/5-1682)--both of whom he particularly admired.
Highlights include the Landscape Room, containing 22 paintings by Old Masters such as Claude Lorrain and Gaspar Poussin, and the Old Kitchen, which opened in 1757 and remained in use right up to the start of World War Two.