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Creator:
Print made by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Rialto, Venice

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1818-1820
Medium:
Etching, line engraving and stipple engraving, 2nd state on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 17 3/8 inches (29.5 × 44.1 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 × 8 5/8 inches (14.3 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.144. Etcihng (2)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "144 Etcing. 2nd state. A's names added; also from lines in sky."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Etching state | Etching state"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "z841c"

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:
B1977.14.6732
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge | church | cityscape
Associated Places:
Europe | Grand Canal | Italy | Ponte di Rialto | San Bartolomeo church | Veneto | Venezia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16054
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John Gage, J.M.W. Turner: "a wonderful range of mind", Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 51, fig. 72, NJ18 T85 G36 (LC) (YCBA)


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