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

Phryne going to the Bath as Venus

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/4 × 8 3/4 inches (31.1 × 22.2 cm) and Image: 8 3/4 × 7 1/2 inches (22.2 × 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 737"; lower right: "R.A. 1838"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Phryne going to the Bath as Venus- Demosthenes taunted by Aeschines"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "PHRYNE GOING TO THE BATH AS VENUS. | 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:
B1977.14.13876
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cityscape | 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:39352
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