Dido and Aeneas; The Morning of the Chase
- Etching and line engraving with graphite; engraver's proof (a), touched on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 21 1/8 × 28 1/8 inches (53.7 × 71.4 cm), Chine collé: 20 3/8 × 27 3/4 inches (51.8 × 70.5 cm), and Image: 16 1/8 × 24 1/8 inches (41 × 61.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.652. Touched Proof"; lower left: "Engraver's Proof (a)"; inscribed by Turner, lower center: "Take This [...] away. Make it into a Lump, or Stones | XXX Less Marked. I really fear the plate is giving way. The Town looks so weak"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- arches | bridges | buildings | cityscape | columns | horses (animals) | landscape | men | religious and mythological subject | river | spears | trees | vegetation | women
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Print made by W. R. Smith, active 1819–1851, Dido and Aeneas; The Morning of the Chase, 1842
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