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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Apuleia in Search of Apuleius

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
between 1813 and 1823
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 15 3/4 inches (28.3 × 40 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 × 10 5/8 inches (18.7 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "72"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Turner - W.Day"; lower center: "Unpublished Liber Studiorum | Appulia in search of Appulus"; lower right: "(sometimes called the Premium Landscape)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13973
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | bridge | city | hill | landscape | literary theme | man | Metamorphoses | metamorphoses of male persons into trees | mountain | pillar | religious and mythological subject | river | rock | sheep | shepherdess | sitting | the Apulian shepherd changed into an oleaster: the Apulian shepherd changed into an oleaster as punishment for mocking dancing nymphs (Ovid, Metamorphoses XIV 521) | tree | woman | woods
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38738
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