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Print made by John Cousen, 1804–1880, British, Mercury and Herse, 1842
Mercury and Herse
- Etching; open etched state on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper, with cream chine collé
- Sheet: 32 × 24 inches (81.3 × 61 cm), Plate: 24 3/4 × 19 1/4 inches (62.9 × 48.9 cm), Chine collé: 24 3/8 × 18 5/8 inches (61.9 × 47.3 cm), Image: 18 1/2 × 15 1/4 inches (47 × 38.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 655"; lower left: "36/8"; lower right: "Mercury & Herse"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "207"; lower left: "a/-"
Lettered below image: "J. M. W. Turner R.A. | Etchd. by J. Cousen"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- arches | bridges | men | religious and mythological subject | river | temple | trees | women
- Associated People:
- Herse, figure in Greek mythology, daughter of Cecrops, sister to Aglauros and Pandrosos
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