Artist Jacques Philippe Le Bas, French, 1707-1783
Artist after Claude Joseph Vernet, French, 1714-1789
Title
  • Port de mer d'Italie
  • An Italian Seaport (translated title)
Date between 1707 and 1783
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 18 1/2 × 24 3/8 inches (47 × 61.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S104
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Peint par Vernet, a Rome
Inscribed, lower right: Grave par J. Ph. Le Bas
Inscribed, lower center: PORT DE MER D'ITALIE. | Dedie a Monsieur De la Live de Tully | Tire du Cabinet de Monsieur Soufflot Architecte du Roy Par son tres humble Serviteur J. Ph. Le Bas Graveur du Cabinet du Roy | AParis chez J. Ph. Le Bas Graveur du Cabinet du Roy rue de la Harpe.
July 1886, H. W. Lord.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detorit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sjoberg, Y. Inventaire du fonds français. Paris, 1974, 466.