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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Oldham Barlow, 1824–1889, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Wreck of the Minotaur

Additional Title(s):

The Wreck of a Transport Ship

Date:
1856
Medium:
Mezzotint with etching; published state on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 × 38 5/8 inches (68.6 × 98.1 cm), Plate: 27 × 34 1/2 inches (68.6 × 87.6 cm), Chine collé: 26 1/4 × 33 1/2 inches (66.7 × 85.1 cm), and Image: 23 1/8 × 32 3/8 inches (58.7 × 82.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 811"; lower left: "The Wreck of the Minotaur"

Lettered below image: "ARTIST'S COPY FROM THE PLATE PRESENTED BY THE RIGHT HONBLE THE EARL OF YARBOROUGH TO THE ARTISTS GENERAL BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION | VINCIT | AMOR | PATRIAE"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Thos Oldham Barlow"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8364
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:31129
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