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A Shepherd and Shepherdess in a Landscape, Pieter Mulier called Cavaliere Tempesta (1637-1701).

Oil on canvas, 48cm by 75cm.

Tempesta was born in Haarlem and trained as an artist in his father’s studio. He later travelled to Italy, where he worked in Rome, Genoa and Northern Italy and became well known for his Italianate landscapes.

The 1793 Inventory lists: “Passage … In a closet … Landscape by Tempesta.” The painting, which has ‘Tempesta’ written on the stretcher, is a pendant to PIC496.

 

REFERENCE: PIC488

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