The shoreline and quayside are populated by exotic figures handling bales of merchandise with classical ruins in the background.
Claude Joseph Vernet, Seaport with Antique Ruins: Morning, 1751, oil on canvas, 26 5/16 x 34 1/8 in. (66.8 x 86.7 cm), Purchase: acquired through the generosity of Sophia K. Goodman, F84-66/1
The shoreline and quayside are populated by exotic figures handling bales of merchandise on the Mediterranean, a sea bustling with trade.
Claude Joseph Vernet, Coastal Harbor with a Pyramid: Evening, 1751, oil on canvas, 26 3/8 x 34 1/8 in. (67 x 86.7 cm), Purchase: acquired through the generosity of Sophia K. Goodman, F84-66/2

Claude Joseph Vernet, Seaport with Antique Ruins: Morning, 1751, and Coastal Harbor with a Pyramid: Evening, 1751

doi: 1.37764/78973.5.332

ArtistClaude Joseph Vernet, French, 1714–1789
TitleSeaport with Antique Ruins: Morning
Object Date1751
Alternate and Variant TitlesMatin bien frais, vue d’un port méditerranéen
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)26 5/16 x 34 1/8 in. (66.8 x 86.7 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: acquired through the generosity of Sophia K. Goodman, F84-66/1
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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.333

ArtistClaude Joseph Vernet, French, 1714–1789
TitleCoastal Harbor with a Pyramid: Evening
Object Date1751
Alternate and Variant TitlesSoleil couchant, vue d’un port méditerranéen
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)26 3/8 x 34 1/8 in. (67 x 86.7 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: aquired through the generosity of Sophia K. Goodman, F84-66/2

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