- between 1859 and 1861
- Materials & Techniques:
- Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 12 3/4 × 8 3/4 inches (32.4 × 22.2 cm), Image: 10 7/8 × 7 1/2 inches (27.6 × 19.1 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 720"; lower right: "R.A. 1828"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Boccaccio relating the tale of the Birdcage"
Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "THE BIRDCAGE. | A SCENE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY."; lower right: "C.H. JEENS, SCULPT."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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- IIIF Manifest:
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Print made by Charles H. Jeens, 1827–1879, The Birdcage, between 1859 and 1861
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