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Creator:
Print made by J. P. Quilley, active 1828
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Boccaccio, the Bird Cage

Additional Title(s):

The Garden of Boccaccio, the Birdcage

Date:
1830
Medium:
Mezzotint; second published state on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 32 3/4 × 22 1/8 inches (83.2 × 56.2 cm), Plate: 25 × 18 inches (63.5 × 45.7 cm), and Image: 22 1/4 × 16 3/8 inches (56.5 × 41.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 797"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "11231 | 1C9 | 33 | 3107"

Lettered below image: "Painted by J. M. W. Turner, R. A. | Engraved by J. P. Quilley | BOCCACCIO, The Bird Cage | 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:
B1977.14.8346
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31110
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John Gage, J.M.W. Turner: "a wonderful range of mind", Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 147, fig. 223, NJ18 T85 G36 (LC) (YCBA)


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