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Creator:
Print made by William Richardson, active 1842–1877, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after sketch by James Hakewill, 1778–1843, British
Title:

The Roman Forum from the Tower of the Capitol

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1818-1820
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 15/16 × 17 1/2 inches (30.3 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 10 7/16 × 13 1/4 inches (26.5 × 33.7 cm), Chine collé: 9 3/4 × 12 3/4 inches (24.8 × 32.4 cm), and Image: 4 7/8 × 7 13/16 inches (12.4 × 19.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "The Roman Forum - Second plate by Richardson - [...] for what work?"; inscribed in graphite, upper left: "148. Replica."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "The Forum"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "The Engravers proof"

"Collector's stamp, lower right: W.G.R."

Lettered, lower left: "J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower right: "W.Richardson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6743
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:16065
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