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Title

Apeleia in search of Apuleius, from Liber Studiorum


Artist

Joseph Mallord William Turner

England

1775 - 1851


About

Etched by J.M.W. Turner and engraved by William Say


Details


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching and mezzotint


Dimensions

21.0 x 29.6 cm platemark; 32.9 x 44.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not dated. Not signed.


Credit

Gift of Mrs Arthur Acland Allen through the Empire Art Loan Collection Society 1939


Location

Not on display


Accession number

2000.169


Artist information

Joseph Mallord William Turner

Works in the collection

182


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Gillian Forrester, Turner's 'Drawing Book' The Liber Studiorum, Millbank, 1996, 133-134. cat.no. 72

Renée Free, Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Sydney, 1995, 7. no catalogue numbers

Renée Free, J.M.W. Turner's Liber Studiorum, Sydney, 1993, 15. cat.no. 71