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

The Roman Forum from the Tower of the Capitol

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1818
Medium:
Line engraving, and etching, engraver's proof (very early) on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 17 1/2 inches (29.2 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 10 1/16 × 13 1/16 inches (25.6 × 33.2 cm), Chine collé: 9 1/2 × 12 5/8 inches (24.1 × 32.1 cm), and Image: 4 5/8 × 8 3/4 inches (11.7 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.148. E.P. Very early."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "148 E.p. (a). Same lettering as Etching. [sold] by Cooke - No.4 Sept. 1818"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "No.4 Sept 1818 | 148"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "2871"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6742
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:16064
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