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Claude Lorrain (1600-1682): A Tercentenary Exhibition

October 17, 1982 – January 2, 1983
East Building, Concourse (12,000 sq. ft.)

Claude Lorrain, Landscape with Merchants, c. 1629, oil on canvas, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 1952.5.44

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 52 paintings, 53 drawings, and 51 etchings, with additional impressions of many prints, were arranged by medium in 3 sections.

Organization: Commemorating the 300th anniversary of the death of Claude Lorrain, the exhibition was organized jointly by the National Gallery with the Musée du Louvre through the Réunion des musées nationaux. H. Diane Russell was coordinator at the Gallery and Pierre Rosenberg in Paris. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition, and Gordon Anson designed the lighting for the National Gallery.

Attendance: 99,493

Catalog: Claude Lorrain 1600-1682, by H. Diane Russell. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1982.

Other Venues: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, October 14, 2006–January 14, 2007
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, February 4–April 29, 2007
Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris

Lorrain, Claude
French, 1604 - 1682