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Herdsman Driving Cattle through a River, ca. 1775

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

Etching and mezzotint printed in brown on laid paper

  • plate: 8 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. 20.6 x 25.7 cm sheet: 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. 27.7 x 35.4 cm

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S452

Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

In plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint,, / No,, 107.; lower center: Published Septr,, 1, 1775 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside. / From the Original Drawing, in the Collection of the Duke of Devonshire.; lower right: R. Earlom fecit.; in black ink, bottom left margin: No 452 A herdsman driving cattle through a river. / 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. 107.

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Herdsman Driving Cattle through a River, ca. 1775, Etching and mezzotint printed in brown on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S452.