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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:
Apuleia in Search of Apuleius
Date:
between 1813 and 1823
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Engraver's proof (f) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 17 inches (29.8 × 43.2 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 1/4 × 10 5/8 inches (18.4 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "By J. M. W. Turner | Very Rare"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "[...] proof | Very Rare, Unpublished"; lower right: "117 | 60"

Blind embossed: "W. S." William Say (Lugt 2651)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8192
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge | buildings | field | flock | landscape | literary theme | mountains | religious and mythological subject | river | searching | staff | trees | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30621
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