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Creator:
Print made by Daniel Wilson, 1816–1892
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Ancient Carthage - The Embarcation of Regulus
Date:
1840
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/8 × 31 1/8 inches (63.8 × 79.1 cm), Plate: 20 7/8 × 26 3/8 inches (53 × 67 cm), Chine collé: 20 1/8 × 25 7/8 inches (51.1 × 65.7 cm), and Image: 15 3/8 × 22 5/8 inches (39.1 × 57.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.649"; lower left: "Engraver's Proof before Pub Line &c"; lower center: "Ancient Carthage - The Embarcation fo Regulus"

Lettered below image: "Painted by J.M.W. Turner R.A. | Engraved by Daniel Wlson, 1840"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8032
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04)

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20)

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19)

Nobleness and Grandeur - Forging Historical Landscape in Britain, 1760 - 1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-01-27 - 2005-04-24)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25944
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