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.

Landing of Cleopatra, 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

  • Sheet (trimmed to image edge): 8 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (20.6 × 26.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint. | No. 63 Inscribed, lower center: Published Novr 1st 1774 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom Fecit

Dr. William Frazer (Dublin, Ireland)

October 1901, Tregaski's (London, England). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Kitson, M. Claude Lorrain: LIBER VERITATIS. London, 1978, no. 63.

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Landing of Cleopatra, ca. 1774, etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S446.C.