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image of The Rape of Proserpine Joseph Mallord William Turner (artist)
British, 1775 - 1851
The Rape of Proserpine, 1839
oil on canvas
overall: 92.6 x 123.7 cm (36 7/16 x 48 11/16 in.) framed: 124.1 x 154.9 x 10.1 cm (48 7/8 x 61 x 4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Watson B. Dickerman
1951.18.1
Not on View
From the Tour: Constable and Turner — British Landscapes of the Early 1800s
Object 8 of 11

1839Spectator 12, no. 567 (11 May 1839): 447.
1839Art-Union 1 (15 May 1839): 69.
1839Athenaeum 602 (11 May 1839): 357.
1839Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine 46 (September 1839): 313.
1839Fraser's Magazine 19 (19 June 1839): 744.
1846Ruskin, John. Modern Painters. 5 vols. London, 1843-1856, 1 (3d ed., 1846): 129-130. The Works of John Ruskin. Edited by E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn. 39 vols. London and New York, 1903-1912: 3:242.
1857Waagen, Gustav Friedrich. Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain: Being an Account of more than Forty Collections of Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Mss., &c.&c., visited in 1854 and 1856, ..., forming a supplemental volume to the "Treasures of Art in Great Britain". London, 1857: 419-420.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 133
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 120, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 354, repro.
1980Collected Correspondence of J.M.W. Turner. Edited by John Gage. Oxford, 1980: 297.
1981Shanes, Eric. Review of The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner. by Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll 1972. In Turner Studies 1 (1981): 46.
1984Butlin, Martin, and Evelyn Joll. The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner. 2 vols. New Haven and London, 1977 (2d rev. ed., 1984): 1: no. 380; 2: pl. 384.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 406, repro.
1992Hayes, John. British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 280-283, repro. 281.
2011Pergam, Elizabeth A. The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857: Entrepreneurs, Connoisseurs and the Public. Farnham and Burlington, 2011: 69, 313.

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