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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after Claude Lorrain, 1600–1682, French
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

View of a Sea Port

Additional Title(s):

Liber Veritatis, No. 4

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Veritatis

Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching printed in brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 x 16 3/4 inches (27.6 x 42.6 cm), Plate: 7 15/16 x 10 1/8 inches (20.2 x 25.7 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 x 10 1/8 inches (19.1 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of Yale University Gallery of Fine Arts, in brown ink, on back, lower left, in box: "YALE UNI | VERSITY | GALLERY | OF FINE | ARTS"

Lettered in brown-black ink, lower left: "Claude le Lorrain delint,, | No,, 4."; lower center: "Published Jan: 1st,, 1774 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside. | From the Original Drawing, in the Collection of the Duke of Devonshire."; lower right: "R. Earlom fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection; Gift of Theodore Sizer
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.911
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anchor (watercraft equipment) | arches | architectural subject | barrels (containers) | breeches (trousers) | cliffs | coast | coats | costume | ferry | flags | genre subject | gesture | labor | marine art | masts | pointing | rowboats | sails | sea | seamen | ships | shore (landform) | sword | talking | working
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37567
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