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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Robert Dunkarton, 1744–1811, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Rispah: 2nd Book of Samuel, Chap. 21
Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/4 × 16 3/8 inches (27.3 × 41.6 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (18.1 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "(46)"; lower right: "3rd State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "Strong Third State | (Watermark J. Whatman 1810) | (Z.W. Aug 42)"

Watermark: J. Whatman 1810; collector's mark: "F. Hurlbutt | Collection"

Lettered above image "H"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W. Turner Esqr. R.A. | A | Engraved by R. Dunkarton | RISPAH | 2nd Book of Samuel, Chap. 21 | Published April 28. 1812, by J.M.W. Turner, Queen Ann Street West"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13995
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Bible | bird | body | bundle | cloud | corpse | crown | field | hood | landscape | lion | moon | moonlight | mother | night | protection | religious and mythological subject | river | riverbank | Rizpah, in mourning garments watches over the dead, keeping off birds and wild beasts | rock | shadow | shroud | skeleton | torch | tree | trees | wheat | woman
Associated Places:
Israel | Jerusalem
Associated People:
Rizpah
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38778
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