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Creator:
Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Dido and Aeneas

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/8 × 13 inches (23.8 × 33 cm) and Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 705"; lower right: "R.A. 1814"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: " "Dido & Aeneas" (with a quotation from Dryden's Aeneid)"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "DIDO AND AENEAS. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY | LONDON, JAMES. S. VIRTUE"; lower right: "J.T. WILLMORE SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13843
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:39235
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Franny Moyle, Turner : The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner, New York, 2016, p. 269, NJ18 T85 M79 2016 (YCBA)


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