Claude Gellée, called Claude Lorrain
Landscape with Shrubs and Figures
Pen and brown ink, brown wash over black chalk, on paper; study of plants in foreground silhouetted and pasted to landscape at lower center and right.
6 x 12 1/4 inches (154 x 310 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Joseph Farington, London, according to Marcel Roethlisberger (no mark; see Lugt 1453); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
Watermark: circle with letters and design.