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Creator:
Print made by J. P. Quilley, active 1828
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Printed by James Lahee, active 1801–ca.1852, British
Published by Moon, Boys & Graves, ca. 1812–1892, British
Title:

The Deluge

Date:
1828
Medium:
Mezzotint; first published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 17 7/8 × 24 1/2 inches (45.4 × 62.2 cm) and Image: 14 7/8 × 22 1/2 inches (37.8 × 57.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image: "Painted by J.M.W.Turner, R. A. | Engraved by I. P. Quilley | To The Right Honorable (the late) Earl of Carysfort, K. P. | This Plate of THE DELUGE, in grateful remembrance | Is most Respectfully Inscribed by J. M. W. Turner, R.A. | London, Published June 24, 1828 by Moon, Boys & Graves, Printsellers to the King, 6 Pall Mall | Proof | Picture 4 ft 6 by 7 ft 10 | Printed by J. Lahee"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8338
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | deluge | drowning | fear | moon | moon | Noah's ark | Old Testament | people | raft | reflections | religious and mythological subject | serpents | swelling | trunks | waves, tidal
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31094
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