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Creator:
Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Mercury and Argus

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 × 9 1/4 inches (34.9 × 23.5 cm) and Image: 10 × 7 1/2 inches (25.4 × 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 733"; lower right: "R.A. 1836 B.1 1840"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "MERCURY AND ARGUS. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE COLLECTION OF J. NAYLOR ESQ. OF LIVERPOOL. | LONDON JAMES S. VIRTUE."; lower right: "J.T. WILLMORE SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13872
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | landscape | 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:39347
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