Harbor Scene at Sunset, 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: 8 1/4 × 10 1/8 inches (21 × 25.7 cm) Sheet: 11 1/8 × 14 inches (28.3 × 35.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S430

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

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

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le lorrain delint. | No. 6. Inscribed, lower center: Published Jan: 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 430 - A view of a sea port in Italy, represented under the appearance of Sunset. | By - R. Earlom. Inscribed, in pencil, verso: 1/6

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. 6.

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Harbor Scene at Sunset, ca. 1773, etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S430.