Vestiges du temple d'Apollon au bord du Lac d'Auverne, Jean-Jacques de Boissieu
Jean-Jacques de Boissieu
Vestiges du temple d'Apollon au bord du Lac d'Auverne
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Jean-Jacques de Boissieu

Vestiges du temple d'Apollon au bord du Lac d'Auverne, 1766


Blatt
173 x 197 mm
Physical Description
Brush and grey ink wash on laid paper
Inventory Number
1006
Object Number
1006 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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About the Work

In 1765/66, Boissieu accompanied the Duke de La Rochefoucauld to Italy. During their travels, the artist produced a large number of rapidly recorded brush-and-wash landscapes without staffage. These drawings would serve him as source material for the rest of his life.

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Vestiges du temple d'Apollon au bord du Lac d'Auverne (Original Title)
Title Translation
Ruins of the Temple of Apollo on the Shores of Lake Averno
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Brush and grey ink wash on laid paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert, datiert und bezeichnet unten (mit Bleistift): vestige du Temple D'apollon aubord Du Lac D'auverne. DB. [ligiert] 1766
Captions Added Later
Verso unten mittig Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft
Work Catalogues
  • Perez (2018) 53

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre

Iconclass

Primary
  • 25I9 landscape with ruins
  • 25H133 beach
  • 25H113 (high) hill
  • 61D(LAKE AVERNUS) geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (LAKE AVERNUS) (LAKE AVERNUS)

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19.02.2024