Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
Title
  • Wood Splitters
Date ca. 1774
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 1/4 × 10 1/8 inches (21 × 25.7 cm)
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 11 5/8 inches (24.4 × 29.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S437
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint | No 20.
Inscribed, lower center: Published April 25th, 1774 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside. | From the Orignal Drawing in the Collection of the Duke of Devonshire.
Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom fecit.
June 1887, Pene du Bois sale.
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kitson, M. Claude Lorrain: LIBER VERITATIS. London, 1978, no. 21.