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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
Published by Josiah Boydell, 1752–1817, British
Title:

A Landscape, with the Story of Europa

Additional Title(s):

Liber Veritatis Volume III, No. 6

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Veritatis

Date:
1802
Medium:
Aquatint and etching in brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 x 16 5/8 inches (27.8 x 42.2 cm), Plate: 10 7/8 x 14 1/2 inches (27.6 x 36.9 cm), and Image: 9 9/16 x 13 7/16 inches (24.3 x 34.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "9"

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower left: "Claude fecit Rome | 1670"; lower left: "Claude, delint. | No. 6."; lower center: "Pub Jan 20, 1802, by J and J Boydell, No. 90, Cheapside & at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall. | From the Original Drawing in the Collection of R. P. Knight, Esqr.."; lower right: "R. Earlom, sculpt."

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:
B1994.4.917
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abduction | assistants | bulls | cattle | chiton | costume | cows | flowers (plants) | island | Jupiter, usually in the shape of a white bull, abducts Europa and carries her across the water | landscape | leisure | masts | men | mountains | nobility | oars | peplos | princess | rape | rowboats | sails | sea | ships | shore (landform) | stola | trees | walking | women
Associated People:
Europa
Zeus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38386
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