Claude Gelle Le Lorrain
Claude Gelle Le Lorrain (1600-1682), was an Italian born artist who painted many secular, unclassical, landscape peices. He also created a book that was called the Book of Truth. It held specific numbers and his personal signature to prevent copies of his work.
Owen Dullea, Claude Gellee Le Lorrain (London:Samson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1887)copyright page