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Creator:
Print made by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Fowey, Cornwall

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cooke's Picturesque Views of the Southern Coast of England

Date:
1820
Medium:
Etching; open etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 × 16 7/8 inches (34 × 42.9 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 6 1/4 × 9 3/8 inches (15.9 × 23.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.109."; upper right: "36"; lower left: "R.109 Etching"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Sir Chas.Robinson | Sotherbys | Ward | 27.3.14"; lower center: "AW."

Blind embossed "W.G.R"

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A. | Etched by W.B. Cooke, 1820. | Fowey, Cornwall."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6645
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | channel (water body component) | landscape (representation) | marine art | river | watchtowers
Associated Places:
Cornwall | English Channel | Europe | Fowey | Fowey Blockhouse | Fowey River | Polruan Blockhouse | St. Catherine's Castle | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15935
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