Decline of Carthage
- between 1859 and 1861
- Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
- 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)
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:
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- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | religious and mythological subject
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Print made by James Baylis Allen, 1803–1876, British, Decline of Carthage, between 1859 and 1861
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