Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
Title
  • Cupid and Psyche
Date ca. 1776
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 1/4 × 10 1/8 inches (21 × 25.7 cm)
Sheet: 11 × 14 inches (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S459
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a):Scripps
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delin | No 167
Inscribed, lower center: Published Dec 3d 1776 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside.
Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom Fecit
Inscribed, in black ink, bottom left margin: No 459 - Cupid and Psyche. | By - R. Earlom.
March 1889, (Sotheby's, London, England).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kitson, M. Claude Lorrain: LIBER VERITATIS. London, 1978, no. 167.