Procris and Cephalus (Liber Studiorum, part VIII, plate 41)

Etching and mezzotint; first state of three | 18.7 x 26.7cm | February 14, 1812

Designed and etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner

Turner distilled his ideas about landscape In "Liber Studiorum" (Latin for Book of Studies), a series of seventy prints plus a frontispiece published between 1807 and 1819. To establish the compositions, he made brown watercolor drawings, then etched...
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