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.5. A Rocky Scene.
The Possessors of the Drawings: [V.III.]. No. 5. From the Original Drawing in the Collection of R. P. Knight, Esq.
Signed, Numbered, and Dated in the plate in italic: Claude delint. E. Earlom sculpt. No.5. From the Original Drawing in the Collection of R. P. Knight, Esq.
Dimensions: Image 9 1/4" x 12 1/2". Sheet 11 1/2" x 17".
Publisher: Pub. Jan. 20. 1802 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: Creases of paper. Stains. Foxings. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Part of: Liber Veritatis. Vol. III. London, 1819.
Museum: Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium. No. SC 1953.91.205
Note: More about Liber Veritatis by Claude Lorrain in our blog Claude Lorrain. Liber Veritatis.