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

Torbay from Brixham

Part Of:

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

Date:
1821
Medium:
Etching and line engraving; first published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 17 inches (29.5 × 43.2 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 6 1/4 × 9 1/2 inches (15.9 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.111."; upper right: "54 | 40"; lower left: "499 | R.111. E.P. 3."; lower center: "^? pencil marks on clouds"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Edw. Barrett [...] | Sotheby 23.11.20 | 30 @ [...]."

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A. | Engraved by W.B. Cooke | Torbay from Brixham"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6651
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
channel (water body component) | harbour | landscape (representation) | marine art
Associated Places:
Brixham | Brixham Harbour | Devon | England | English Channel | Europe | Torbay | United Kingdom
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15975
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