Claude Lorrain

/ (French klod lɔrɛ̃) /

  1. real name Claude Gelée. 1600–82, French painter, esp of idealized landscapes, noted for his subtle depiction of light

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  • Claude Lorrain, on the other hand, knew how to conciliate freedom of execution with majesty of style.

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  • Claude Lorrain, on the contrary, was convinced that taking nature as he found it seldom produced beauty.

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  • How it would have delighted the heart of Claude Lorrain, the painter of idyllic scenes and the master of aerial perspective!

  • Of all the contrasts between the early and later lives of great artists, Claude Lorrain gives us the most complete.

  • So far as we know, this was the first introduction of Claude Lorrain to art other than culinary.