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Creator:
Print made by James Baylis Allen, 1803–1876, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Decline of Carthage

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 12 7/8 inches (23.5 × 32.7 cm) and Image: 7 × 9 7/8 inches (17.8 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left": "R.710"; lower right: "R.A. 1817"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: " "The decline of the Carthage Empire" (with historical note & six lines of Turner's verse)"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT.; "DECLINE OF CARTHAGE. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY | LONDON, JAMES S. VIRTUE."; lower right: "J.B. ALLEN, SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13849
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | religious and mythological subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39244
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