Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
Title
  • The Merchants
Date ca. 1773
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 × 10 1/8 inches (20.3 × 25.7 cm)
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 14 1/8 inches (28.3 × 35.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S429
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a): Scripps
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint. | No. 4
Inscribed, lower center: Published Janry. 1st 1774 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside
Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom Fecit
Inscribed, in black ink, bottom left margin: No. 429 The Merchants. | 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. 4.