From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Harbor Scene at Sunrise, ca. 1773

  • 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: 7 7/8 × 10 1/8 inches (20 × 25.7 cm) Sheet: 10 3/4 × 13 7/8 inches (27.3 × 35.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


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

Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: Claudio inv. | Roma Inscribed, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delin | N. 2 Inscribed, lower center: Published Janry. 1st 1774 by John Boydell - Engraver- Cheapside Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom Fecit Inscribed, in black ink, bottom margin: No 427 - A seaport represented under the appearance of sunrise - | 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. 2.

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Harbor Scene at Sunrise, ca. 1773, etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S427.