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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Robert Dunkarton, 1744–1811, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Rispah: 2nd Book of Samuel, Chap. 21
Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 16 7/8 inches (27.9 × 42.9 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (18.1 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered above image "H"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W. Turner Esqr. R.A. | A | Engraved by R. Dunkarton | RISPAH | 2nd Book of Samuel, Chap. 21 | Published April 28. 1812, by J.M.W. Turner, Queen Ann Street West"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8158
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
alone | bodies | death | fire | hill | landscape | moon | mother | mourning | Old Testament | protecting | religious and mythological subject | riverbank | sackcloth | sacrifice | skeletons | sons | torch
Associated People:
Rispah
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26272
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