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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.
Date:
1799-1811
Medium:
Line engraving Engraver's proof (b) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 × 17 7/8 inches (34.3 × 45.4 cm) and Image: 12 1/2 × 17 1/2 inches (31.8 × 44.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Engraver's proof (b). Before the figures in the meadow were all made white and before the upper clouds were darkened."; inscribed in graphite, on verso, lower right: "Christ Church from the meadows".

Lettered below image: "Drawn by William Turner. | Engraved by James Basire."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6517
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barge | cart | college | distant view | landscape | man | meadow | pole | punt | river | ship | spire | tower | university | woman
Associated Places:
Christ Church College | England | Oxford | Oxfordshire | United Kingdom | University of Oxford
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15713
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