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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Tenth Plague of Egypt
Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 17 inches (30.2 × 43.2 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 3/8 inches (21 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "61. I"; lower right: "DVC XII"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "61.1."; lower center: "Cotswold Gallery, 1924, ex. G.E.Blood"

Blind embossed: "G.E. Blood" (Lugt 265c)

Lettered above imgage: "H"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner Esq.R.A. | Engraved by W.Say Engraver to H R H the Duke of Gloucester | TENTH PLAGUE OF EGYPT | Published Jan 1. 1816 by I.M.W.Turner: Queen Ann Street West."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8178
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
branches | cityscape | death | mourning | Old Testament | people | plague | religious and mythological subject | sons | stairs | the ten plagues (Exodus 7:14 - 11:10, 12:21-30) | towers | walls
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04)

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20)

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19)

Egypt - The Legacy (Sarah Lawrence College Art Gallery, 1990-02-13 - 1990-04-22)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30580
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