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The Shipwreck

Le Naufrage

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 7; Mannocci 35, iii(B)/v

Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 18.2 cm (5 1/8 x 7 3/16 in.)(with thread margins; trimmed on the platemark in places)

Accession Number

P4316

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

An unidentified collector (blindstamp 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