Ancient Italy - Ovid Banished from Rome
- 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
- 26 3/4 × 38 1/2 inches (67.9 × 97.8 cm), 20 3/8 × 26 1/8 inches (51.8 × 66.4 cm), 19 5/8 × 25 1/2 inches (49.8 × 64.8 cm), and 17 × 23 5/8 inches (43.2 × 60 cm)
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
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- cityscape | river
- Associated Places:
- Italy | Rome | Tiber
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Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British, Ancient Italy - Ovid Banished from Rome, 1842