Chryseis Restored by the Greeks to Her Father, ca. 1774

  • John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
  • Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682

Etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 8 1/8 × 10 1/8 inches (20.6 × 25.7 cm) Sheet: 10 3/8 × 14 1/8 inches (26.4 × 35.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S448

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Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mythology
  • Mezzotint
  • Mezzotint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Cityscape
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Marine (visual work)
  • England

Stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a): Scripps

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint | No 80. 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 left margin: No 448. Chryseis restored by the Greeks to her father. | 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, no. 80.

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Chryseis Restored by the Greeks to Her Father, ca. 1774, etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S448.