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Claude Lorrain, French, c. 1604/5–1682
Landscape with a Rock Arch and River
c. 1628–1630
Oil on canvas
37 5/8 × 52 7/8 in. (95.5 × 134.3 cm) frame: 49 × 64 1/2 × 5 1/8 in. (124.5 × 163.8 × 13 cm)
Credit Line

Museum purchase funded by the Agnes Cullen Arnold Endowment Fund

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number

In France by 1804-1805, which can be inferred from strips from a French almanac of that date pasted on the back to the edges of the canvas Acquired through a London dealer, J. R. Rutley, by James Ewing, Strathleven, Dumbartonshire, c. 1822-1824, and listed in an inventory of his collection as "Claude Lorraine No. 6" (manuscript belonging to Mrs. I.B.M. Hamilton, nee Ewing; a large 6 appears on the lining canvas) Remained in family possession at Strathleven until sold anonymously by Mrs. Hamilton at Edinburgh, Dowell, 8 July 1949, No. 118, as by Claude Private collection, Egypt Private collection Alexander E. Squadrilli, London and Geneva Sold by Klaus Virch of Forstweg, Germany Museum purchase in 1973.