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Creator:
Published by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
Print made by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
Print made by Charles Turner, 1774–1857
Title:

Jason

Part Of:

Collective Title: Subjects from the Liber Studiorum after J.M.W. Turner

Date:
1807
Materials & Techniques:
Etching with mezzotint removed on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 16 7/8 inches (33.3 × 42.9 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (20.6 × 28.9 cm), Image: 7 1/4 × 10 1/4 inches (18.4 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Proof from an electro. plate made from the two pieces of the orignal plate in the possession of C M W Turner Esq. | For Martin Hardie Esq."; "F.S. [...] 1908"; lower left: "The mezzotint was taken off the | plate by Frank Short leaving the etching in this state. Only 2 or 3 proofs taken. Short has the electro plate. Mh. [initials of Martin Hardie]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10948
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | cave | dragon | fight with the dragon; Jason sprinkles a drug in its eyes, possibly assisted by Medea | grass | hill | landscape | skeleton | tree | trunk
Associated People:
Jason
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29373
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