CLAUDE LORRAIN
(b. 1600, Chamagne, d. 1682, Roma)

Landscape with a Goatherd

1637
Pen and brown ink with grey and brown wash on paper, 194 x 260 mm
British Museum, London

This drawing is a record of a painting, now in Musée du Louvre, Paris, from the Liber Veritatis (no. 15). It depicts a figure sitting beneath a tree in the foreground, sheep, cow and goats nearby, further trees beyond, and a pond in the mid-distance.