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Print made by J. P. Quilley, active 1828
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
Printed by James Lahee, active 1801–ca.1852
Published by Henry Graves & Co., ca. 1812–1892

The Deluge

Mezzotint; first published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: , Plate: 17 7/8 × 24 1/2 inches (45.4 × 62.2 cm), Image: 14 7/8 × 22 1/2 inches (37.8 × 57.2 cm)

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:
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
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IIIF Manifest:

Deluge (Yale Center for British Art, 2018-12-18 - 2019-03-24) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, pp. 27-30, no. 107, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Turner : horror and delight, Sandstein Verlag, Dresden, p. 70, abb. 3, NJ18.T85 A12 2019b Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

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