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A Southern Landscape with a Column and a Ravine, Circle of Paul Bril (1554-1626).

Oil on canvas, 43.5cm by 67cm.

It is possible that the following entry in the 1763 Burghley Inventory refers to this painting: ‘The Japan Closet….a Landscape by Paul Brill.’

Paul Brill was a Flemish painter and printmaker who spent most of his working life in Rome.

He was known especially for his landscapes; his Italianate landscapes becoming a major influence on landscape painting in both Italy and Northern Europe.


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