Boccaccio, the Bird Cage
- Additional Title(s):
The Garden of Boccaccio, the Birdcage
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint; engraver's proof on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, with cream chine collé
- Sheet: 38 5/8 × 26 inches (98.1 × 66 cm), Chine collé: 24 7/8 × 17 7/8 inches (63.2 × 45.4 cm), Plate: 24 7/8 × 17 7/8 inches (63.2 × 45.4 cm), Image: 22 3/8 × 16 3/8 inches (56.8 × 41.6 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "797"
Lettered below image: "Painted by J. M. W. Turner, R. A. | Engraved by J. P. Quilley | London, Published Jany. 1830 by J.M.W.Turner, R.A, 47 Queen Ann Street, West."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by J. P. Quilley, active 1828, Boccaccio, the Bird Cage, 1830
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