Phases of the Day -- Painted by Claude-Joseph Vernet (1714 - 1789).
Matin
  Matin
Midi
  Midi
Soir
  Soir
Nuit
  Nuit

These paintings are all signed and dated 1750, from the ancient collection of Lord Milltown.  
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