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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:

A Landscape, with the Story of Apollo and Marsyas

Additional Title(s):

Liber Veritatis, No. 95

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Veritatis

Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching, printed in brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 x 16 5/8 inches (27.6 x 42.2 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 x 10 1/4 inches (20.6 x 26.1 cm), and Image: 7 7/16 x 10 3/16 inches (18.9 x 25.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Claude le Lorrain delint,, | No,, 95."; lower center: "Published May 1st. 1775 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, Transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.916
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
(story of) Marsyas - death | bulls | cattle | cliffs | contest | cows | death | landscape | mountains | nailing | punishing | punishment of Marsyas: he is flayed by Apollo | river | skinning | torture | torturing | trees
Associated People:
Apollo
Marsyas
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37645
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