FJK 081

Lorrain Claude (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)

Cascade at Tivoli

ca. 1635-1640
16 7/32 × 10 15/64 in. (412 × 260 mm)

Preparatory sketch in charcoal, pen, brown ink and brown wash with white highlights on grey-blue paper

Late inscription bottom right: Claudio Lorenese
Inscription on the back center (?)


Private Collection, Great Britain
Sale, Christie’s, London, July 7, 1998, no. 176
Jan Krugier Collection, Monaco, JK 5590
Jan Krugier Foundation


ROETHLISBERGER Marcel, “New Works by Tassi, Claude and Desiderii,” in Apollo, August 1984, p. 96, note 14, pl. III (The Rocks of Tivoli).


Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Linie, Licht und Schatten. Meisterzeichnungen und Skulpturen der Sammlung Jan und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 1999, p. 100, no. 43, color ill. p. 101.

Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, The Timeless Eye. Master Drawings from the Jan and Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski Collection, 1999, p. 126, no. 56, color ill. p. 127.

Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Miradas sin Tiempo. Dibujos, Pinturas y Esculturas de la Coleccion Jan y Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2000, p. 142, no. 55, color ill. p. 143.

Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, La Passion du dessin. Collection Jan et Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2002, p. 128, no. 52, color ill. p. 129.

Munich, Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Das Ewige Auge - Von Rembrandt bis Picasso. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Jan Krugier und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2007, p. 124, no. 54, color ill. p. 125.

Request for information/loan

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