Forest Scene, ca. 1807

  • Boydell & Co., English
  • Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
  • Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682

Etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 10 7/8 × 8 1/8 inches (27.6 × 20.6 cm) Sheet: 14 × 10 7/8 inches (35.6 × 27.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S462

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mezzotint
  • Mezzotint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Landscape (representation)
  • England

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

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

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude Lorraine. delt. | No. 54 Inscribed, lower center: Pub. June 1. 1807. by Mesrs. Boydell & Co. 90 Cheapside London. | From the Original Drawing in the Collection of Earl Spencer Inscribed, lower right: Richd. Earlom, sculpt. Inscribed, in black ink, bottom left margin: No 462 - A forest scene. | By - R. Earlom.

Provenance

March 1889, (Sotheby's, London, England). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Kitson, M. Claude Lorrain: LIBER VERITATIS. London, 1978.

Rights Status

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Forest Scene, ca. 1807, etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S462.