Boccaccio, the Bird Cage
- Additional Title(s):
The Garden of Boccaccio, the Birdcage
- Mezzotint; second published state on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- 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)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
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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)