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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 and line engraving; engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/8 × 11 3/4 inches (21.9 × 29.8 cm) and Image: 6 3/8 × 9 5/8 inches (16.2 × 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 126."; lower left: "R. 126 | no lights in sky E.P. 1(a)."; lower right: "2nd state | [...] sky"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "[...] 28.5.14 | 1/a | June 16 | (11) 7H"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6696
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:16020
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