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Creator:
Print made by James Baylis Allen, 1803–1876, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Death of Nelson

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 12 3/4 inches (23.5 × 32.4 cm) and Image: 7 1/4 × 10 inches (18.4 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 697"; lower right: "TURNER'S GALLY 1806. BRIT INST 1808"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "The Battle of Trafalgar, as seen from the mizen starboard shrouds of the victory"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER, R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "THE DEATH OF NELSON. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY. | LONDON, JAMES S. VIRTUE."; lower right: "J.B. ALLEN SCULPT"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13834
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
historical subject | marine art
Associated People:
Nelson, Horatio, Viscount Nelson (1758–1805), naval officer
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39220
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