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View of the Old Port of Toulon (El puerto viejo de Tolón)  1771

by Juan Patricio Morlete Ruiz

[b]Notes from the Curator:[/b] [br]This work by Juan Patricio Morlete Ruiz was based on engravings of the original series of paintings, Ports de France, by the French artist Claude-Joseph Vernet (1714–1789). Vernet's series comprised fifteen paintings, which were completed between 1753 and 1765. Commissioned for Louis XV of France by Abel-François Poisson (1727–1781), marq...
39 11/16 × 60 7/8 in. (100.81 × 154.62 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art