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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Samuel William Reynolds, 1773–1835, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Christ and the Woman of Samaria
Date:
1819
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 17 3/8 inches (29.2 × 44.1 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (20.6 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (18.1 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "F. 71 III of 5"; lower center: "(From the John Sheepshanks collection, 1863)"; lower right: "lsc B.7396 | 2"

Lettered above image: "H"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner Esq R.A.P.P. | Engraved by S.W.Reynolds. | CHRIST AND THE WOMAN OF SAMARIA | Pub. Jan. 1.1819. by I.M.W.Turner Queen Anne Street West."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13974
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | Bible | building | bush | Christ explaining his doctrine to women and children | city | gate | landscape | man | New Testament | pointing | preaching | public life of Christ: from his baptism until the Passion | religious and mythological subject | road | ruins | stone | talking | the woman of Samaria (John 4:4-42) | tree | water well | woman
Associated Places:
Asia | Israel | Samaria
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38741
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