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Creator:
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Dido Building Carthage

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13847
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | religious and mythological subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39241
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