Ancient Italy - Ovid Banished from Rome
- Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof (II, Moon's Impressions) on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 26 1/8 × 36 1/8 inches (66.4 × 91.8 cm), Plate: 20 3/4 × 28 1/8 inches (52.7 × 71.4 cm), Image: 17 × 23 5/8 inches (43.2 × 60 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.657"; lower left: "One of Moon's Impressions"
Lettered below image: "Painted by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. | Engraved for Mr. F.G.Moon, by J.T. Willmore, A.R.A. | To His Royal Highness | Prince Albert, K G. | This Engraving of | ANCIENT ITALY. | Is humbly dedicated by His Royal highness' most obliged and obedt. Servant, Fra. Grahm. Moon. | London, Published January 1844, by F.G.Moon, Printseller to Her Magesty, 20, Threadneedle Street."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- cityscape | river
- Associated Places:
- Italy | Rome | Tiber
- Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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- IIIF Manifest:
Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, p. 45, no. 192, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]