Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • Herdsman Preparing to Ford a River
Date ca. 1775
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 8 1/4 × 10 inches (21 × 25.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S448.D
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delin | No. 85
Inscribed, lower center: Published May 1st,, 1775, by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside
Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom Fecit
Dr. William Frazer (Dublin, Ireland);
October 1901, Tregaski's (London, England).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kitson, M. Claude Lorrain: LIBER VERITATIS. London, 1978, no. 85.