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Object: Ulysses Deriding Polyphemus
Series: The Turner Gallery
Elaborate galley setting sail in centre, with Ulysses standing at back, nymphs in the crests of the waves in front, fire burning in the caves behind at left, the giant above; the bright sun setting at right, with the outline of Apollo's horses beside, more boats with cheering crowds at right; after JMW Turner (Butlin & Joll 330); engraver's proof, finished state, before letters. 1859-61
Engraving and etching, printed on chine collé
- Production date
Height: 341 millimetres
Width: 465 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1861,0518.841 for comment.
The same subject was made in chromolithograph by Ogle in 1858 (R860).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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