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Creator:
Print made by George Cooke, 1781–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Dover from Shakespeare's Cliff

Part Of:

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

Date:
1826
Medium:
Etching; open etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 × 15 1/2 inches (28.6 × 39.4 cm), Plate: 9 3/8 × 12 1/4 inches (23.8 × 31.1 cm), and Image: 6 3/8 × 9 1/2 inches (16.2 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 126"; lower left: "R. 126 Etching Second State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Esctt. P. Mellon Coll. | Pultier | 29.4.21 1 of 10"; lower right: "T 3803"

Lettered below image: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A. | Etched by George Cooke | Dover"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6694
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16018
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