The Dead Eagle - Oran
- Etching, line engraving, graphite, and scraping out; touched engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
- Sheet: 12 5/16 × 7 3/4 inches (31.3 × 19.7 cm), Plate: 11 7/16 × 6 1/16 inches (29.1 × 15.4 cm), Image: 3 5/16 × 3 inches (8.4 × 7.6 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R632"; in artist's hand in graphite, center left: "As Sunny as possible | sharper light"; center right: "The Sky all too | strong and [...] | the whole | too dark"; center right: "This part is [...] The whole of the [...] lighter than the Shadows | of the Figures"; lower center: [...] | To Mr. Moxon | Two Proofs should have been sent to Mr. T., one | for him to refer to (this touched Proof to be returned), and | Mr Moxon will have the goodness to send Mr. T. 50 | India Impressions of each Plate and Presentation copy of | the work when printed. - JMWT wishes much to see | the [...] of the 3 proofs [...]"; lower left: "Oran - The Dead Eagle, Campbell"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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- IIIF Manifest:
Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, p. 38, no. 150, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]