Dido Building Carthage
- between 1859 and 1861
- Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
- Sheet: 8 3/4 × 12 3/4 inches (22.2 × 32.4 cm) and Image: 7 1/4 × 10 1/2 inches (18.4 × 26.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 708"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "R.A. 1815"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Dido building Carthage; on the rise of the Carthaginian Empire- 1st Book of Virgil's Aeneid"
Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "DIDO BUILDING CARTHAGE. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY"; lower right: "E. GOODALL, SCULPT"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | religious and mythological subject
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Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British, Dido Building Carthage, between 1859 and 1861
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