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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
Published by George Humphrey, ca. 1773–ca. 1831, British
Title:

The Tempest or Prospero Triumphant a Sketch from the Picture lately Exhibited at the National Gallery.

Date:
1827
Medium:
Aquatint and etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 × 19 1/2 inches (38.4 × 49.5 cm), Plate: 14 1/8 × 17 3/8 inches (35.9 × 44.1 cm), and Image: 12 1/4 × 16 1/4 inches (31.1 × 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "Bigotry | Intolerance | Superstition | The tempest has to the point obeyed my spells, | And cast my enemies within my power. | Oh! take me back to the hospi- | table shelter of the Duchy. | My comments | The Anglesea | Cutter | ROCK OF INTEGRITY | The Copley | The Leach | Com'r in Chief | Admiralty Board | National | DEBT | Petitions | for | Reform"; lettered below image, center: "W.C. fec.'t | The Tempest or Prospero triumphant a Sketch from the Picture lately Exhibited at the National Gallery | London Pub'd May 6, 1827 by G. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.25
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:81891
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