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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot - Marietta, or Roman Odalisque
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Mademoiselle Fiocre
Louis-Ferdinand  Lachassaigne - Vase - Van Dyck painting his first canvas
Charles Durand dit Carolus-Duran - Mademoiselle de Lancey
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres - Francis I Receives the Last Breaths of Leonardo da Vinci
Eugène Delacroix - Combat of the Giaour and the Pasha
Jacob Mardochée known as Jacob Petit - Mameluke clock
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Buste de Samuel Welles de La Valette
Gustave Courbet - Courbet au chien noir
Édouard Manet - Portrait of Théodore Duret
Louis Léopold Boilly - Portrait of Mademoiselle Athénaïs d’Albenas
Paul Gauguin - Old Man with a Stick
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Ugolino
Jan  Van Beers   - Les funérailles de Charles le Bon, Comte de Flandre, célébrées à Bruges dans l’église Saint-Christophe le 22 avril 1127
Gustave Courbet - La sieste pendant la saison des foins (montagne du Doubs)
Alfred de Dreux - Portrait of Mr and Mrs Mosselman and their two daughters
Jean-Désiré Ringel d'Illzach - Portrait of Jeanne et Mrs Albert Dammouse
Octave  Penguilly L’Haridon  - Côtes de Belleville
Gustave Doré - The Vale of Tears
Gustave Doré - L’Ascension
Camille  Pissarro - Le Pont Royal et le Pavillon de Flore
Paul Delaroche - Portrait d'Horace Delaroche
Théobald Chartran - Priam asking Achilles for the return of Hector's body
 Escalier de cristal - Ecran de cheminée

Italian landscape with three knights

Paris, 1774 - Rome (Italy), 1832
Oil on canvas,
70,5 x 98 cm

On the advice of his master Valenciennnes, Chauvin travelled to Italy to paint studies in oil in the open air from which he produced harmonious reconstituted landscapes back in his studio.
In approximately 1801, he shared accommodation with Granet in the former Capucin convent in Paris and met up with his friend again in Rome where he settled permanently in 1804.
This “historic landscape” in the traditional mould, with its layering of backgrounds and fine atmospheric effects of perspective on the Alban hills, is peopled by three knights in the troubadour style initiated by Ingres, a friend of Chauvin in Rome.
The craggy site depicted is located close to Frascati: the pines and cyprus trees in the foreground belong to the Villa Rufinella, one of the residences of Lucien Bonaparte, and the Villa Mondragone is visible on the left.

Inventory number: 
Inventory number : PDUT01900
Acquisition details : Purchased using interest from the bequest in 1996
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