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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 with several Vessels lying close to the Shore
Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching printed in brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/16 x 16 15/16 inches (28.1 x 43 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 x 10 3/16 inches (20.7 x 25.8 cm), and Image: 7 9/16 x 10 3/16 inches (19.2 x 25.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center right: "Sea Port with vessels"

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,, 30."; lower center: "Published April 25th. 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:
B1994.4.914
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | cargo | castle | cliffs | flags | fort | genre subject | harbor | labor | landscape | marine art | masts | nets (objects) | sails | sea | seamen | seaport | ships | working
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37643
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