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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:
Sheet: 11 3/8 × 15 1/4 inches (28.9 × 38.7 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 × 11 3/4 inches (22.5 × 29.8 cm), and Image: 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Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "88"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "The Deluge | unpublished Liber | Engraved by J.M.W. Turner"; lower center: "Reprint from old Plate | in the 1870s | (from Colnaghi's Stock)"; lower right: "Meatyard Dec. 1923"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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