Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Giovanni Battista Cipriani, Italian, 1727-1785
Publisher John and Josiah Boydell, English
  • Two Martyrs in the Clouds
Date ca. 1786
Medium etching and aquatint printed in brown ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 11 5/8 × 9 5/8 inches (29.5 × 24.4 cm)
Sheet: 14 1/8 × 11 1/8 inches (35.9 × 28.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S468
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps [date, 1887, added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: G. B. Cipriani invt.
Inscribed, lower center: 14 | Publish'd Feb, 1st" 1786. by John & Josiah Boydell No. 90. Cheapside, London.
Inscribed, lower right: Richd. Earlom Sculptsit.
Inscribed, in black ink, bottom margin: No. 468 - Two Martyrs in the Clouds. Reproduction of a drawing by Cipriani. | By - Richard Earlom.
March 1887, Crawcour sale
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)