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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Jason
Date:
1807
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink 2nd state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 16 1/4 inches (28.3 × 41.3 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 3/8 inches (21 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/4 × 10 1/8 inches (18.4 × 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "6"; lower right: "Turner's Liber Studiorum | R.6 2nd State | J"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "2nd State"

Lettered above image: "H"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner R.A. | Engraved by C.Turner | JASON. | Published as the Act directs by J.M.W.Turner Harley Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10949
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | bone | brass | cave | cliff | dragon | fight with the dragon; Jason sprinkles a drug in its eyes, possibly assisted by Medea | grass | hill | man | religious and mythological subject | rock | serpent | skeleton | tree | trunk
Associated People:
Jason
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29374
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