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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:

Scene of a Storm, with a Vessel Wrecked

Additional Title(s):

Liber Veritatis, No. 33

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: 11 1/8 x 16 15/16 inches (28.2 x 43 cm), Plate: 8 3/16 x 10 3/16 inches (20.8 x 25.8 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 x 10 3/16 inches (19 x 25.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center right to lower right: "Scene of a storm with | a vessel wrecked - the | ruined castle - | Done for [...] King of [...] | Duke de | Bracciano"

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 de Lorrain delint,, | No,, 33."; 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:
B1994.4.915
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | barge (flat-bottomed watercraft) | beams (structural elements) | castle | cliffs | coast | coats | genre subject | labor | marine art | marine salvage | men | meteorology | pulling | rope | rowboat | ruins | sailboats | salvors | science | sea | ships | shipwreck | shore (landform) | storm | waves (natural events) | wind | working
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37644
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