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Creator:
Engraved by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Deluge

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
between 1813 and 1823
Medium:
Mezzotint; modern impression on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
11 3/8 × 15 1/4 inches (28.9 × 38.7 cm), 8 7/8 × 11 3/4 inches (22.5 × 29.8 cm), and 7 7/8 × 10 7/8 inches (20 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "88"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "The Deluge | unpublished Liber | Engraved by J.M.W. Turner"; lower center: "Reprint from old Plate | in the 1870s | (from Colnaghi's Stock)"; lower right: "Meatyard Dec. 1923"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13967
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cave | cliff | death | destruction | dog | elephant (animal) | flood | giraffe | horse | lightning | man | praying | rain | religious and mythological subject | storm | the flood and destruction of mankind ~ story of Noah (Genesis 7:10 - 8:17) | tidal wave | tree | water | woman
Associated People:
Noah
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38728
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Deluge (Yale Center for British Art, 2018-12-18 - 2019-03-24) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

American Artists Abroad (Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, 1985-06-02 - 1985-09-02) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Franny Moyle, Turner : The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner, New York, 2016, p. 222, NJ18 T85 M79 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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