Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher Boydell & Co., English
  • Shepherd in Conversation with Two Women
Date ca. 1810
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 7 1/8 × 9 1/8 inches (18.1 × 23.2 cm)
Sheet: 10 7/8 × 14 inches (27.6 × 35.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S464
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a): Scripps 1889 (added in ink to the stamp)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: Claude delint. No 73
Inscribed, lower center: Pub. Decr. 1. 1810. by Boydell & Co. No. 90 Cheapside, London. | From the Original Drawing in the Collection of Geo. Hibbert, Esqr.
Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom sculpt.
Inscribed, in black ink, bottom left margin: No 464 - A shepherd in conversation with two women. | 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.