Peasants with Cattle Fording a River, ca. 1775

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

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 8 1/8 × 10 1/4 inches (20.6 × 26 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S448.A

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • River
  • Cityscape
  • Landscape (representation)
  • England
  • Cattle

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delin | No. 81 Inscribed, lower center: Published May 1st 1775 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside Inscribed, lower right, very faint: R. Earlom

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. 81.

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Peasants with Cattle Fording a River, ca. 1775, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S448.A.