Telemachus relating his Adventures to Calypso
- Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 22 1/16 × 28 3/4 inches (56 × 73 cm) and Image: 20 15/16 × 28 3/16 inches (53.2 × 71.6 cm)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- Telemachus and Calypso | Telemachus and Calypso | Telemachus starts out with Mentor, in search of his father
- Associated People:
Calypso, Nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia
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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)