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Three Women Conducting a Herd of Cattle along a Road, ca. 1773

  • 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: 11 × 14 inches (27.9 × 35.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S436

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

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint. | No. 20 Inscribed, lower center: Published Janry 1st 1774 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom Fecit Inscribed, in black ink, bottom left margin: No 436 - Three women conducting a herd of cattle along a road. | 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. 20.

Richard Earlom; after Claude Gellée, Three Women Conducting a Herd of Cattle along a Road, ca. 1773, etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S436.