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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; engraver's proof (II, Moon's Impressions) on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
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), and Image: 17 × 23 5/8 inches (43.2 × 60 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1977.14.8048
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:25983
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