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Procris and Cephalus (from the Liber Studiorum) Turner

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Turner (Joseph Mallord William Turner) (1775 - 1851) (designer, etcher)
    George Clint (1770 - 1854) (engraver)
    Object type
    print
    Material and technique
    etching and mezzotint on paper
    Dimensions
    215 x 291 mm (plate); 302 x 446 mm (sheet)
    Associated people
    Turner Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851) (publisher)
    Inscription
    Recto:
    within the plate-mark, all etched:
    top centre: H
    bottom left: Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner
    bottom right: Engraved by G.Clint
    bottom centre: Procris and Cephalus. | Published Feby. 14 1812, by I.M.W.Turner Queen Ann Street West.

    bottom right, in ink: 35

    Verso:
    bottom left, in graphite: 1st
    towards bottom left, the Ruskin School's stamp
    Provenance

    Presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford), 1875; transferred from the Ruskin Drawing School to the Ashmolean Museum, c.1949.

    No. of items
    1
    Accession no.
    WA.RS.ED.150
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  • References in which this object is cited include:

    References

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 150

    Finberg, Alexander J., The History of Turner's Liber Studiorum: With a New Catalogue Raisonné (London: Ernest Benn, 1924), no. 41.I

    Ruskin, John, ‘The Ruskin Art Collection at Oxford: Catalogues, Notes and Instructions’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), 21, cat. Educational no. 150

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 100

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

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