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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:
Tenth Plague of Egypt
Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 16 3/4 inches (27.9 × 42.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "61"; lower right: 3rd State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Sotheby | 1.8.22 | Ay"; lower center: "(Rimell, 1927 | Ex Wallis Collection)"

Lettered above imgage: "H"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner Esq.R.A. | Engraved by W.Say Engraver to H R H the Duke of Gloucester | TENTH PLAGUE OF EGYPT | Published Jan 1. 1816 by I.M.W.Turner: Queen Ann Street West."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13982
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | city | death | family | foliage | hill | landscape | landscape | lightning | mourning | path | plague | pyramids (tombs) | religious and mythological subject | sitting | son | stairs | storm | the plague of the first-born: the destroying angel passes through the land and kills every Egyptian first-born of man and animal | tree | woman
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38759
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