Turner, J.M.W. (1775-1851), 'Mercury and Argos', Engraving, 1841

'Mercury and Argos', Engraving, 1841

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Engraved by J.T. Willmore with substantial pencil touching by Turner.

Touched proof by Turner on heavy wove paper. Several pencil notes in the blank area between bottom right edge of image and the edge of the sheet. Some scratching out in the bottom right corner of the image with pencil sketches of foliage. Heavy pencil touching throughout the foreground and throughout the trees. All in Turnerís hand.


Such heavily worked proofs are rare and seldom seen outside museum collections.

Reference: R.650 E.P Heavily Touched

Sheet Size: 75.4 x 60.2 cm
Plate Size: 68.8 x 48.6 cm
Image Size: 52.2 x 38.5 cm

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