Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John and Josiah Boydell, English
  • Herdsman Keeping Cattle
Date ca. 1802
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 6 1/2 × 8 3/4 inches (16.5 × 22.2 cm)
Sheet: 11 × 13 7/8 inches (27.9 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S461
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a): Scripps
Inscriptions Inscribed, unclearly in plate, lower right of image: [illegible]03 | Claude fecit Roma
Inscribed, lower left: Claude delint. | No 3.
Inscribed, lower center: Pub. Jan. 20. 1802. by J. & J. Boydell, at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall; & No. 90. Cheapside. | From the Original Drawing in the Collection of R P Knight Esqr.
Inscribed, in black ink, bottom left margin: No 461 - A herdsman keeping cattle. | 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.