18-19 May 2001, Claude in Detroit – Toledo – Chicago

18.-19.5.2001, Claude in Detroit – Toledo – Chicago

Detroit (IL), The Detroit Institute of Arts

  • Painting: (1637). Sunrise. Röthlisberger (1975/1986): Tout l’oeuvre paint de claude lorrain, No.62, Paysage avec bergers. … LV 12 … donné en 1940 par E.B. Ford au musée … Röthlisberger (1979): The Paintings p.119-120, … This is the first of two dozen cases … in which the drawings of the Liber differ from the pictures they are presumed to record …
  • Painting: A seaport at sunset (1638). Röthlisberger (1975/1986): No.92, Marine. Röthlisberger (1979: The Paintings, No. 206, p.468-469, … Maltese flags on the ship and the barge on the right …
  • Drawing: View of Carthage with Dido and Aeneas (1676). … Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund.

[Due to construction, both paintings were in storage, but were shown to me by arrangement with the Department of European Paintings.]

Toledo (OH), Toledo Museum of Art

  • Painting: Landscape with Nymph and Satyr dancing (1641). Röthlisberger (1975/1986): Tout l’oeuvre paint de claude lorrain, No.119, Paysage avec satyre dansant et figures… LV 55 … Röthlisberger (1979): The Paintings p.195-196. … Claude’s first picture in a bacchic mood … Captured in Bordeaux in 1940 by Hitler’s art agent for the projected gallery in Linz in honour of Hitler’s mother …Reacquired by Wildenstein after 1945 …

Chicago (IL), Chicago Art Institute

  • Painting; View of Delphi with a Procession (1673). Röthlisberger (1975/1986): Tout l’oeuvre paint de claude lorrain, No.258, Vue de Delphes avec une procession … LV 182 … Röthlisberger (1979): The Paintings p.428-431 … Claude drew the site … from the description of Justinus in Hist.Phil. xxiv, 6 …
  • Etching: The Tempest (1630). Fourth state of seven. Mannocci (1988): No.6, La Tempête … This is the earliest dated etching by Claude …
  • Etching: The Dance on the River Bank (c.1634). Sixth state of seven. Mannocci (1988): No.13, La Danse au bord de l’eau.
  • Etching: Coast Scene with an Artist Drawing (1638/40). Fifth state of five. Mannocci (1988): No.36, Le Dessinateur.