Artist: Claude Lorrain (c. 1600 - 1682) was a famous French painter, who lived and worked in Italy.
Engraver: Richard Earlom (1743 – 1822) was an English mezzotinter.
Title (as is in the descriptive catalog): [Vol.III.]. No.38. A Landscape - Mercury and Apollo.
The Possessors of the Drawings: [V.III.]. No. 38. Richard Payne Knight, Esq. (1819 ed.).
Signed, numbered, and dated in the plate in italic: Claude delt. R. Earlom sculp. No.38. From the Original Drawing in the Collection of R. P. Knight, Esqr.
Dimensions: Image 10 3/4" x 7 1/2". Sheet 14 1/2" x 11 1/4"
Publisher: Pub. Decr. 1. 1803. by J.&J. Boydell. No.90. Cheapside; & at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall, London. More about John Boydell in our blog The Enlightenment man. More about The Shakespeare Gallery in our blog Shakespeare Gallery.
Materials and Techniques: Etching with mezzotint on laid paper with an indistinct watermark.
Condition: Good A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Part of: Liber Veritatis. Vol.III. London, 1819.
Museums and Libraries: Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium. No. SC 1953.91.238.
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Accession Number: 1963.30.39097(3).38.
Note: More about Liber Veritatis by Claude Lorrain in our blog Claude Lorrain. Liber Veritatis.