Requires Photography

Shepherd and Shepherdess Conversing in a Landscape

Berger et bergère conversant

about 1651
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French (active in Rome), 1600–1682)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 21 ii; Mannocci 41 iii/vii

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.3 x 26.6 cm (8 x 10 1/2 in.) Platemark: 19.9 x 26.4 cm (7 13/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P4343

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Henry Brodhurst, Dale Close, Mansfield (collected 1819-1870)(Lugt 1296); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Brodhurst, Dale Close, Mansfield (collected 1819-1870)(Lugt 1296); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund