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Creator:
Print made by Lumb Stocks, 1812–1892, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Apollo Killing the Python

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 12 7/8 inches (20.3 × 32.7 cm) and Image: 6 1/2 × 10 5/8 inches (16.5 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 702"; lower right: "R.A. 1811"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: " "Apollo and Python." with lines from the Hymn of Callimachus"

Lettered below images, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "APOLLO KILLING THE PYTHON | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY."; lower right: "L. STOCKS R.A. SCULTPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13840
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
religious and mythological subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39229
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