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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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|Maker(s):||Earlom, Richard; Lorrain, Claude (after)|
|Culture:||British (Earlom 1743 - 1822); French (Lorrain 1600 - 1682)|
|Title:||A Landscape, with Peasants and Cattle. The Colosseum [sic] and the Arch of Septimius Severus are seen in the Distance. Claude himself also is represented drawing; No. 115 from Liber Veritatis|
|Date Made:||1775 plate; 1819 probably printed|
|Materials:||etching and mezzotint printed in brown on laid paper|
|Place Made:||United Kingdom; England|
|Measurements:||plate: 8 1/4 in. x 10 3/16 in.; 20.955 cm x 25.87625 cm; sheet: 11 7/16 in x 16 13/16 in; 29.05125 cm x 42.70375 cm|
|Narrative Inscription: ||In plate, l.l.: Claude le Lorrain delint / No. 115.; in plate, l.c.: published Septr 1st 1775 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside. / From the Original Drawing, in the Collection of the Duke of Devonshire.; in plate, l.r.: R. Earlom fecit.; on verso, in graphite pencil, u.l.: M. Pizug (?) / Mr. Hay / Mr. Walpole / 4: 9 1/2" / 3: 1 1/2"|
|Accession Number: ||SC 1953.91.115|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Henry Latimer Seaver||
landscape; rural; river; architecture, Roman, ancient, triumphal arch, ruins of coliseum in right background; cattle crossing river with three figures riding a donkey behind in middle ground; artist sitting on fallen tree, drawing in right foreground with man looking over his shoulder
From the second volume of three volume Liber Veritatis, a collection of mezzotints after drawings by Claude Lorrain. Each volume contains 100 prints; the first two volumes are after Claude drawings in the collection of the Duke of Devonshire (first printed in 1777, with a second printing in 1819), the third volume were after Claude drawings from other sources (printed in 1819).
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