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The fifth plague of Egypt
1808
from Liber Studiorum, part III, 10 June 1808

Medium
etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink
Measurements
18.0 × 25.8 cm (image) 19.9 × 25.8 cm (image and text) 20.9 × 28.9 cm (plate) 30.1 × 43.6 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Rawlinson 16 i/iii; Finberg 16 i/iii; Whitman (1907) 878 i/iii (C. Turner)
Edition
1st of 3 states
Inscription
printed in brown ink u.c.: H
printed in brown ink l.l.: Drawn & Etched by J.M.W. Turner Esqr. (r in superscript above . ) R.A.P. / Proof
printed in brown ink l.c.: The 5th Plague of Egypt the Picture late in the possession of W..Beckford Esqr. (r in superscript above . ) / London Published June 10. 1808, by C. Turner No. (o in superscript above . ) 50. Warren Street, Fitzroy Square..
printed in brown ink l.r.: Engraved by C. Turner.
Accession Number
2149B-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1949
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display