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Creator:
Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Ancient Italy - Ovid Banished from Rome

Date:
1842
Medium:
Etching and line engraving, with scraping out and touched with graphite and white chalk; engraver's proof (a) on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 3/4 × 38 1/2 inches (67.9 × 97.8 cm), Plate: 20 3/8 × 26 1/8 inches (51.8 × 66.4 cm), Image: 19 5/8 × 25 1/2 inches (49.8 × 64.8 cm), and Chine collé: 17 × 23 5/8 inches (43.2 × 60 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "657(a) | Engraver's touched proof very rare"; lower left: "Engraver's Proof. Unfinished, with sketch by Turner in margin and varous touchings."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "al No.2"

Stamped number: "63133"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8047
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cityscape | river
Associated Places:
Italy | Rome | Tiber
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25982
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