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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by George Clint, 1770–1854, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Procris and Cephalus

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 16 1/8 inches (28.3 × 41 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 11 1/2 inches (21.6 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 × 10 1/2 inches (18.7 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "41"; lower right: "3rd State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "41/2"; lower center: "A Bright Impression a good third state"; lower right: "(Z.W. Oct 45)"

Watermark: J. Whatman 1810

Lettered above image: "H"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner | Engraved by G.Clint | Procris and Cephalus | Published Feby. 14 1812, 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:
B1977.14.13999
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrow | bow | Cephalus inadvertently kills Procris | death | dog | foliage | landscape | man | Metamorphoses | mourning | mourning of Procris | path | quiver | tree | woman | woods
Associated People:
Cephalus
Procris
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38782
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