Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
Title
  • Rape of Europa
Date ca. 1776
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 1/8 × 10 1/4 inches (20.6 × 26 cm)
Sheet: 10 3/4 × 14 7/8 inches (27.3 × 37.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S456
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint | No 144.
Inscribed, lower center: Published Sepr 2d. 1776 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside. | From the Original Drawing, in the Collection of the Duke of Devonshire.
Inscribed, lower right: R. Earlom fecit.
April 1886, Dorman Sale
Kitson, M. Claude Lorrain: LIBER VERITATIS. London, 1978, no. 144.