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): [V.III.]. No.41. A Landscape with dancing Peasants.
The Possessors of the Drawings: [V.III.]. No.41 Earl Spencer.
Signed, numbered, and dated in the plate in italic: Claude Lorrain delt. Richd. Earlom sculpt. No. 41. From the Original Drawing in the Collection of Earl Spencer.
Dimensions: Image 8 1/4" x 10 1/4". Sheet 10 1/4" x 13 1/4".
Publisher: Pub. June 1, 1807, by Messrs. Boydell & Co. 90. Cheapside, London. More about John Boydell in our blog The Enlightenment man. More about Boydell's The Shakespeare Gallery in our blog Shakespeare Gallery.
Materials and Techniques: Etching with mezzotint on paper.
Condition: Trimmed margins. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Part of: Liber Veritatis. V. III. London, 1819.
Museum: Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium. SC 1953.91.241.
Note: More about Liber Veritatis by Claude Lorrain in our blog Claude Lorrain. Liber Veritatis.