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Creator:
John Pye, 1782–1874, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Rialto, Venice
Date:
1818-1820
Medium:
Line engraving and etching, engraver's proof, touched on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 16 9/16 inches (27.9 × 42.1 cm), Plate: 9 × 11 15/16 inches (22.9 × 30.3 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 × 8 5/8 inches (14.3 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "the suggestion made on this proof with [13 or B] [Lear] of [encreaced] [strength] in the reflection of the Rialto in the water | is the work of Turner's pencil. [John] Pye"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "[...] [...] after [...] [Plate]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "[C or l] [ouer] one"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Etched by J.Pye."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6729
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16051
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