Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
Title
  • The Piping Herdsman and the Dancing Dog
Date ca. 1775
Medium Etching and mezzotint printed in brown on laid paper
Dimensions plate: 8 1/8 x 10 1/8 in.
20.6 x 25.7 cm
sheet: 11 x 13 7/8 in.
27.9 x 35.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S449
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delin,, / No,, 90.; lower center: Published May 1st 1775 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside. / From the Original Drawing, in the Collection of the Duke of Devonshire.; in black ink, bottom left margin: No 449 - The piping herdsman and the dancing Dog. / By - R. Earlom. After Claude Lorrain.
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. 90.