Dutch, worked in Italy, 1667 (baptized) - 1744

Travellers on an Alpine Pass

Date: Probably first third of the 1700s

Julian Wood Glass Jr. loved the Grand Tour (the Continental European journey popular with 1700s British aristocrats). His affection for this gentlemanly pursuit of culture is evident from his acquisition of portraits by the artistic touchstone of such British sightseers, Pompeo Batoni, as well as of landscapes by John Martin and Thomas Jones.

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Medium: Oil on canvas

Inscriptions: Signed lower left "I. Moucheron. fecit"

Dimensions: H: 30 x W: 22 in.

Accession: 0204

Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection

Category: Paintings - Landscapes

Tags: Dutch , Alpine , Pass

Purchased August 17, 1989 from ARTEMIS-David Carritt Limited. Sold by the Norwich School painter, John Crome (died 1821) to Dawson Turner (1775 - 1858), of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.