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Creator:
Print made by James Basire, 1769–1822, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

South View of Christ Church, etc. from the Meadows

Part Of:

Collective Title: Oxford Almanacks, 1799-1811

Date:
1799
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof (a) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 19 5/8 inches (39.4 × 49.8 cm), Plate: 13 3/4 × 18 3/4 inches (34.9 × 47.6 cm), and Image: 12 1/2 × 17 1/2 inches (31.8 × 44.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Engraver's proof (a)-Before the left foreground was darkened, and the shadows of the masts re defined, etc - Before [...]"; lower center: "Christ Church Oscord from the Meadows, 1799". Inscribed in graphite, on verso, lower right: "Engravers Choice Proof | [...]

Collector's stamp, lower right: "W.G.R."

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by William Turner."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by James Basire."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6516
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barge | cart | college | distant view | landscape | man | meadow | pole | punt | reflection | river | sailboat | ship | spire | tower | university | woman
Associated Places:
Christ Church College | England | Oxford | Oxfordshire | Thames | United Kingdom | University of Oxford
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15710
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