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; Mannocci 41, v(A)/vii

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.6 x 25.7 cm (7 11/16 x 10 1/8 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

P4345

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, in lower margin, left (twice), stamped in black ink, an unidentified mark (not in Lugt); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (not in Lugt); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund