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Creator:
Edward Scriven, 1775–1841, British
And Thomas Williamson, active 1802
after Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:

Telemachus relating his Adventures to Calypso

Date:
1810
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
22 1/16 × 28 3/4 inches (56 × 73 cm) and 20 15/16 × 28 3/16 inches (53.2 × 71.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "36"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by R. Westall R.A. | TELEMACHUS relating his adventures to CALYPSO."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Thomas Williamson. | TELEMAQUE raconte ses aventures a CALYPSO."; lettered, lower center: "Published march 1, 1810 by Clay & Scriven. No.18 Ludgate Hill, London. | To Her Royal HIghness the Princess of Wales tis Plate is with Her gracious permission humbly Dedicated by Her Highness's most obliged and devoted Servant THOS. CLAY."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14503
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
nymphs | Telemachus and Calypso | Telemachus and Calypso | Telemachus starts out with Mentor, in search of his father
Associated People:
Telemachus
Calypso, Nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia
Mentor
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40203
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James Taylor, Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, London, p. 166, N8258 .T39 2018 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]


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