Created by: Joseph Lawerance
"This painting celebrates the rebirth of the fine arts in the Venetian Republic during the rule of Doge."
"A mythological allegory about the fight for peace and justice in Venice."
"This painting depicts the biblical story of Jacob who had promised to work as a shepherd for his uncle Laban for seven years in order to be given permission to marry Laban’s daughter Rachel."
"The first version is also known as Murtula, by the name of the poet who wrote about it, Gaspare Murtola. It measures 48 by 55 cm."
"The French artist Claude Gellèe (also known as Claude Lorrain) is usually referred to only as Claude, a tribute to his fame as one of the finest landscape painters of all time."
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Dulwich Picture Gallery
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