Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
Title
  • Piping Herdsman
Date ca. 1773
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 1/8 × 10 1/8 inches (20.6 × 25.7 cm)
Sheet: 8 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (21.3 × 28.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S433.B
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint. | No. 15.
Inscribed, lower center: Published Jan: 1st, 1774 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside. | From the Original Drawing in the Collection of the Duke of Devonshire.
Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom fecit.
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. 15.