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The Temple of Minerva Medica

The Temple of Minerva Medica
from Liber Studiorum, part V, 1 January 1811

etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink
18.3 × 26.7 cm (image) 20.8 × 29.1 cm (plate) 29.9 × 43.5 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Rawlinson 23 i/v; Finberg 23 i/iv
1st of 5 states (probably engraver's proof)
printed in ink u.c.: EP
printed in ink l.l.: Draw.n & Etched by JMW Turner R.APP
printed in ink l.r.: Engraved by R. Dunkarton
printed in ink l.c.: Published Jany (y in superscript) 1 1811 by Mr (r in superscript) Turner Queen Ann Street West
chopmark in image l.r.: JMWT (Lugt 1498: estate sale stamp)
inscribed in pencil l.l.: Finberg 23 I of 5. / R.23 I of 4 / Temple of Minerva Medica. (or "Hindoo Ablutions") / or "The Hindoo Worshipper") (in Harold Wright's hand)
inscribed in pencil l.c.: (Ex Turner sale, 1873, & Holbrook Gaskell collection) (in Harold Wright's hand)
inscribed in pencil l.c.: (? Engraver's proof, since before (oval) white cloud line above distant (arch) hill, & with white spot below wall at right) / (not yet toned over) (in Harold Wright's hand)
inscribed in pencil l.r.c.: 23 / 2
inscribed in pencil on mount l.r.: As fine as British Museum impression (in Ursula Hoff's hand)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1949
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Gallery location
Not on display