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Creator:
Print made by Charles H. Jeens, 1827–1879
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Birdcage

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 8 3/4 inches (32.4 × 22.2 cm) and Image: 10 7/8 × 7 1/2 inches (27.6 × 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1977.14.13859
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39291
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