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.

Sportsmen Halting, 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

  • Plate: 8 1/8 × 10 1/8 inches (20.6 × 25.7 cm) Sheet: 10 1/4 × 12 1/8 inches (26 × 30.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a): Scripps

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Cllaude [sic] le Lorrain delint | No 40 Inscribed, lower center: Published April 25 1774 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside Inscribed, lower right: R Earlom Fecit Inscribed, in black ink, bottom left margin: No 446 - Sportsmen halting. | 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. 40.

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