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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Bay of Baiae - Apollo and the Sibyl
Date:
betweem 1852 and 1856
Medium:
Chromolithograph with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on beige card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 23 1/2 inches (36.8 × 59.7 cm) and Mount: 25 3/4 × 33 inches (65.4 × 83.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, upper left: "R. 843A"

Label on verso: "THE TURNER LEGACY. | Fac-similes in | Lithography and Chromo-lithography | of Water-colour Drawings, | Made expressly from the original pictures and drawings, | in the above collection, the property of the nation. | Published by J. Mc.Queen, 37, Great Marlborough Street, Regent Street, London. | Paris: 22, Rue de Dunkerque. | THE BAY OF BAIÆ, | Painted in 1823"

Lettered inside image, lower left: "LIQUDAE PLACUERE BAIA"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8413
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | distant view | god | hill | landscape | literary theme | man | Metamorphoses | religious and mythological subject | ruins | sea | sibyl | the Cumaean Sibyl is granted long life: Apollo grants the Cumaean sibyl as many years as she has grains of sand in her hand. in return for her love (Ovid, Metamorphoses XIV 136) | town | tree | woman
Associated Places:
Baia | Campania | Italia | Napoli | Napoli, Golfo di
Associated People:
Apollo
Sibyl of Cumae
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31327
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