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Creator:
Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British
Title:

Telemachus and Mentor Landing on the Island of Calypso

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, graphite and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (19.1 × 25.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Abel Cary Thomas, Yale BA 1905, transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.923
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
adventures of the Greeks after the fall of Troy: the wanderings of Ulysses (Homer, Odyssey) | Greek mythology | nymphs | religious and mythological subject | Telemachus and Calypso | Telemachus starts out with Mentor, in search of his father
Associated People:
Telemachus
Calypso, Nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia
Mentor
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19586
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