Lake Of Nemi, Near RomeOil on canvas
28 by 48 in. W/frame 36 by 56 in.
signed & dated lower left , inscribed verso: "Lake of Nemi" near/Rome, Italy/morning/painted by geo. L. Brown/ 1876-7.
Gift of Mrs. Herbert T. King, 1942.
The Santa Barbara Museum, California, label verso;
Sotheby's New York, May 27, 1998, lot 42;
Augusta, Georgia private collection;
Private Collection Greenwich CT.
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques
See Artist Bio below.
Often referred to as “Claude” Brown because of his admiration for and emulation of landscapes of Claude Lorrain. His picturesque scenes, populated by peasants and classical monuments, and set in and around Florence, Rome, Naples and Venice, brought him much attention. These romantic views particularly appealed to Americans making the grand tour of Europe.
Alonzo Hartwell, Boston 1826
Abel Bowen, Joseph Andrews, Boston 1832
Eugene Isabey, Paris 1833
Boston Athenaeum, 1834-74
National Academy of Design, 1837-85
Apollo Association and American Art Union, 1839-52
Pennsylvania Academy of Design, 1836-64
Maryland Historical Society, 1848-53
Boston Arts Club, 1875-1882
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts
National Museum of Fine Arts