About the film
About the painting
We can see the painting in hotel room during the conversation between Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan.
Lorrain painted a pastoral world of fields and valleys not distant from castles and towns. If the ocean horizon is represented, it is from the setting of a busy port. Perhaps to feed the public need for paintings with noble themes, his pictures include demigods, heroes and saints, even though his abundant drawings and sketchbooks prove that he was more interested in scenography. Read more: Claude Lorrain on wikipedia .