Port de mer d'Italie, between 1707 and 1783

  • Jacques Philippe Le Bas, French, 1707-1783
  • Claude Joseph Vernet, French, 1714-1789

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 18 1/2 × 24 3/8 inches (47 × 61.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S104

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Ships
  • Figures (representations)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching
  • Port

Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Peint par Vernet, a Rome Inscribed, lower right: Grave par J. Ph. Le Bas Inscribed, lower center: PORT DE MER D'ITALIE. | Dedie a Monsieur De la Live de Tully | Tire du Cabinet de Monsieur Soufflot Architecte du Roy Par son tres humble Serviteur J. Ph. Le Bas Graveur du Cabinet du Roy | AParis chez J. Ph. Le Bas Graveur du Cabinet du Roy rue de la Harpe.

July 1886, H. W. Lord. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detorit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Sjoberg, Y. Inventaire du fonds français. Paris, 1974, 466.

Jacques Philippe Le Bas; after Claude Joseph Vernet, Port de mer d'Italie, between 1707 and 1783, etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S104.