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Sportsman in Conversation with a Herdsman, 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 1/8 inches (20.6 × 25.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S448.G

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delin | No. 89 Inscribed, lower center: Published May 1 1775 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. 89.

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Sportsman in Conversation with a Herdsman, ca. 1775, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S448.G.