14. NATIONAL GALLERY.
A". Poussin, 40. Landscape with figures; 47. Bacchanalian
festival. — Claude Lorrain (A. 1682), *61, 58, 55. Landscapes with
figures, small but very fine.
The figures in Claude's landscapes are as a rule astonishingly poor.
He frequently procured assistance in executing them.
G. Poussin, 65. Woody landscape, evening; 161. Italian land¬
scape; 98. View of Ariccia. 6. Claude, Landscape with figures. A7.
Poussin, 91. Arenus asleep, surprised by satyrs; 39. Nursing of
Bacchus. *7. Claude, Landscape with figures (with the inscription
on the picture itself, 'Mariage d'lsac avec Rebeca'), an excellent
replica of the celebrated picture 'llmolino' (the mill) in the Palazzo
Doria at Rome, painted in 1648; 64. Sebastien Bourdon (French
artist, and court-painter to Christina of Sweden, d. 1671), Return
of the ark from captivity. Turner, *479. Sun rising in a mist;
*498. Dido building Carthage. (These two pictures were bequeathed
by the artist on condition that they should be hung beside the
Claudes.) 19. Claude , Landscape with figures. — *14. Claude,
Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba, painted in 1648.
"The effect of the morning sun on the sea, the waves of which run
high, and on the masses of building which adorn the shore, producing
the most striking contrast of light and shade, is sublimely poetical'. — IK.
662(660 on frame), Francois Clouet (court-painter to Francis I. ;
d. before 1574), Portrait of a man. Nicolas Lancret (painter of
'Fetes Galantes'; d. 1743), 101. Infancy ; 102. Youth. 788. Philip de
Champaigne (A. 1674), Three portraits of Cardinal Richelieu, paint¬
ed as a guide in the execution of a bust (over the profile on the
spectator s right are the words, 'De ces deux profiles ce cy est le
meilleur); 236. C.J. Fernet (grandfather of Horace Vernet), Castle
of Sant' Angelo, Rome; 36. G. Poussin, Land storm. Claude, 1.
Pastoral landscape with figures (reconciliation of Cephalus and
Procris); 30. Embarkation of St. Ursula; 5. Sea-port at sunset.
95. G. Poussin , Landscape with Dido and jEneas, with sky much
overcast; 903. Hyacinthe Rigaud (jpoxtxe.it painter under Louis XIV.
and Louis XV. ; d. 1743), Portrait of Cardinal Fleury. Lancret,
103. Manhood; 104. Age. 206. Jean Greuze (painter of fancy
portraits; d. 1805), Head of a girl.
Room X. Later Italian School. What is known as the
Eclectic or Academic School of Painters arose in Italy with the
foundation of a large academy at Bologna by the Caracci in 1589.
Its aim was to combine the peculiar excellences of the earlier
masters with a closer study of nature. The best representatives of
the school are grouped together in this room.
To the left: 28. Lodovico Caracci (A. 1619), Susannah and
the Elders; *643. Giulio Romano (pupil of Raphael; d. 1546),
Capture of Carthage, and the Moderation of Publius Cornelius
Scipio , one of the master's most attractive works, colouring and
drawing both excellent; 82. Mazzolini (Lodovico, A. 1530), Holy
Family ; *200. Sassoferrato (Giov. Batt. Salvi, A. 1685), Madonna