Ancient Carthage, ca. 1842

  • Thomas Boys, English
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, English, 1775-1851
  • Daniel Wilson, English

Engraving and etching in ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 20 5/8 × 26 1/8 inches (52.4 × 66.4 cm) Sheet: 23 1/4 × 29 inches (59.1 × 73.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Miscellaneous Gifts Fund

F72.283.202

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Children (people by age group)
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Ships
  • Figures (representations)
  • Ocean
  • Shore (landform)
  • Cityscape
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: PAINTED BY J.M.W. TURNER, R.A. Inscribed, lower center: ANCIENT CARTHAGE | THE EMBARKATION OF REGULUS | To the Right Honourable John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, Lord High Chancellor | of Great Britain, & c. & c. | This Plate is by Permission most gratefully Inscribed | by his Lordship's very obedient humble Servant, Thomas Boys, Inscribed, bottom left edge: LONDON, REPUBLISHED FEBY. 15, 1853, BY THOMAS BOYS, (OF THE LATE FIRM OF MOON, BOYS & GRAVES.) PRINTSELLER TO THE ROYAL FAMILY; 467, OXFORD STREET; - PARIS, E. CAMBART & CO. 15, RUE CHARLOT, - DEPOSE, ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JANY. 1, 1842.

Provenance

(Kennedy Gallery and Edith Cole Silberstein); 1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Daniel Wilson; after Joseph Mallord William Turner, Ancient Carthage, ca. 1842, engraving and etching in ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Miscellaneous Gifts Fund, F72.283.202.