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Creator:
Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Mercury and Argus
Date:
1841
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 29 1/4 × 19 inches (74.3 × 48.3 cm), Plate: 27 × 19 inches (68.6 × 48.3 cm), Chine collé: 26 3/4 × 18 1/2 inches (67.9 × 47 cm), and Image: 20 1/2 × 15 inches (52.1 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 650"; lower left: "Engraver's Proof (a) Unfinished - Presentation Proof [...] Publisher"; lower right: "H G[...] Esqr. | with Jas. T. Willmore"

Lettered below image: "J. M. W. Turner R.A. | J. T. Willmore"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8033
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architecture | bridge | cliff | landscape | livestock | reflection | religious and mythological subject | sun | trees | water | waterfall
Associated People:
Argus
Mercury
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25946
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