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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 and line engraving; engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 14 5/8 inches (26.7 × 37.1 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), Chine collé: 8 7/8 × 11 7/8 inches (22.5 × 30.2 cm), and Image: 6 1/4 × 9 7/8 inches (15.9 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.109."; upper right: "37"; lower left: "E.P.2. | R. 109 | Eng. Pt. (b) - Before ropes on boat, tugging the on ship, before many lights in sky, on waves on left [...] streams of spray on rocks on right."; lower right: "Unfinished"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "[...] P. Mellon Coll | [...] | 29.4.21 | [...]"; lower center: "AW"; lower right: "More lights in sky then lights introduced on rocks [...] afterwards was more light in spray below the water. | IR74/3619"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6646
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:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15936
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