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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 Portico by the Side of a River, with Herdsmen and Cattle
Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching, printed in brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 16 5/16 inches (28 x 41.5 cm), Plate: 8 3/16 x 10 1/8 inches (20.8 x 25.7 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 x 10 1/8 inches (18.8 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right:"Proof | Ml ff | 750"

Collector's mark: "YALE UNI | VERSITY | GALLERY | OF FINE | ARTS"

Scratched lettering below image: "Claude le Lorrain delint | No. 23 | Published April 25th. 1774 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside | R. Earlom Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Theodore Sizer
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.913
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | colonnade | columns (architectural elements) | flute (aerophone) | genre subject | gesture | goats | grazing | hat | hills | leisure | marine art | men | music | pastoral | peasants | pillars | pointing | reeds | river | riverbanks | ruins | rural | sheep | shepherds | trees
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Picturesque and Sublime - Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance (Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 2018-04-29 - 2018-11-04)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37640
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