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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; first published state on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 33 × 25 1/4 inches (83.8 × 64.1 cm), Plate: 23 5/8 × 17 3/8 inches (60 × 44.1 cm), Chine collé: 22 3/4 × 16 1/2 inches (57.8 × 41.9 cm), and Image: 20 1/2 × 15 1/4 inches (52.1 × 38.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.650"

Lettered below image: "Painted by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. | Engraved by J. T. Willmore"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8034
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architecture | bridge | cliff | landscape | livestock | reflection | religious and mythological subject | sun | water | waterfall
Associated People:
Argus
Mercury
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25950
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