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Creator:
Print made by John Cousen, 1804–1880, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Hannibal Crossing the Alps

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 13 inches (23.5 × 33 cm) and Image: 6 1/8 × 9 3/4 inches (15.6 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 703"; lower right: "R.A. 1812"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: " "Snowstorm: Hannibal and his army crossing the Alps (with eleven lines from "M.S.P. Fallacies of Hope")"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER, R.A. PINXT"; lower center: "HANNIBAL CROSSING THE ALPS | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY | LONDON, JAMES S. VIRTUE."; lower right: "J. COUSEN SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13841
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39232
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