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Creator:
Print made by Charles Cousen, ca. 1819–1889, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Bacchus and Ariadne

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 9 inches (32.4 × 22.9 cm) and Image: 8 1/2 × 8 1/2 inches (21.6 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 741"; lower right: "R.A. 1840"

Lettered below images, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "BACCHUS AND ARIADNE. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY. | LONDON, JAMES S. VIRTUE."; lower right: "C.COUSEN, SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13881
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39359
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