List of famous Claude Lorrain paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Claude Lorrain has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Claude Lorrain paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Claude Lorrain created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Claude Lorrain paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.
List artwork range from Guernica to Mona Lisa.This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Claude Lorrain paintings?" and "What are examples of Claude Lorrain paintings?"
Landscape with Ascanius Shooting the Stag of Sylvia is an 1682 oil on canvas painting by Claude Lorrain, a painter of the style of Classicism. It depicts a scene from book 7, verses 483–499, of Virgil's epic poem the Aeneid, where Aeneas's son Ascanius shoots Silvia's pet stag, provoking a war against Latium. Painted for Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna, it was Lorrain's's last painting. It was a pendant to Lorrain's earlier painting Aeneas's Farewell to Dido in Carthago The painting is in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. ...more on Wikipedia