Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • Shepherd Playing on a Pipe and a Female Listening to the Music
Date ca. 1774
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: 11 × 13 7/8 inches (27.9 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S447
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 79.
Inscribed, lower center: Published Novr 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.
Inscribed, in black ink, bottom margin: No. 447 - A shepherd playing on a pipe and a female listening to the music. | By R. Earlom.
March 1889, (Sotheby's, London, England, UK).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kitson, M. Claude Lorrain: LIBER VERITATIS. London, 1978, no. 79.