Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Nationality

British

Artist Dates

1743-1822

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Date of Work

1803

Medium

Mezzotint

Signature

Lower right

Height

15"

Width

11 3/8"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: JSP Box 1, 234_CF

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Richard Earlom was a British artist born in 1743 in London. Earlom got his inspiration from Giovanni Battista Ciprani, an Italian painter of whom Earlom eventually studied under. He is best known for his mezzotints which often portrayed detailed landscapes. Works by Richard Earlom can be found in the permanent collections of the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, The National Galleries of Scotland, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and several other collections internationally.

Additional Information

Created by Earlom after Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) French, ca. 1604–1682

Lower left under image: Claude del Center under image: Pub. Dec. 1, 1803, by J & J Boydell, No. 90, Cheapside; and at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall, London. Lower right under image: R. Earlom sculp. Bottom right: No. 31

Center bottom: from the original drawing in the collection of R.P. Knight. Esq.

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

Folded side edges, wear and tear along bottom and right side. Darkening or bleaching from prolonged exposure to ultraviolet and/or heat from sun or artificial light

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