Artist Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • Youth Instructing a Girl to Play on a Pipe
Date ca. 1774
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 1/8 × 10 1/8 inches (20.6 × 25.7 cm)
Sheet: 9 3/4 × 13 1/2 inches (24.8 × 34.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S442
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a): Scripps
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Claude le Lorrain delint. | N 35
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 442 - A youth instructing a girl to play on a pipe. | 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. 35.