The Marriage of Isaac and Rebecca. Claude Lorrain. Source: Hewison, John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye, which comments, this “classical landscape [was] a model for picturesque artists — and for Turner. Ruskin's violent attack on the painting in 1843 is quoted on pp. 43-44. [Click on image to enlarge it.]
Hewison, Robert. John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. [Plate 15 in Chapter 2].
Last modified 2 September 2014