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Departure for the Fields

Le Départ pour les champs

about 1638–41
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French (active in Rome), 1600–1682)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 16; Mannocci 34, iii(A)/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.6 x 18.7 cm (5 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.) Platemark: 12.8 x 18.1 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P4331

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom left, blindstamp "H.F.S." (not in Lugt (not Lugt 1310); possibly the stamp for Lugt 1309 uninked); recto, top left, stamped in black ink, the number "63" (presumably the mark of John Binmer); recto, lower right, stamped in black ink, the mark of John Binmer, England (died c. 1842)(Lugt 1410); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

John Binmer, England (died c. 1842)(Lugt 1410); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund