Oil on canvas, 47cm by 63cm.
Dughet, who was born in Rome, was a pupil of his brother-in-law Nicholas Poussin and was widely known as Gaspard Poussin. He specialised in landscapes of the Roman Campagna and became one of the leading landscape artists of his day. His works were particularly popular with English Grand Tourists in the 18th Century.
1763 Inventory : “the North dressing room … two landscapes by Possen.” The painting is a pendant to PIC447.