Claude Lorrain (= Claude Gellée, Chamagne 1600 – Rome 1682). John preaching in the Wilderness. In the open air, behind him a lying sheep. Before him on the way and under the trees numerous listeners, on the right three soldiers with lances, behind them two riders. In the distance on a hill a fortified town. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1845. Inscribed: Belvedere. / Claude Lorrain pt. / A. H. Payne sc., otherwise in German-English as above. 6⅝ × 7⅝ in (16.7 × 19.4 cm).
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