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Creator:
Print made by John Byrne, 1786–1847, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Rome, Tomb of Cecilia Metella

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1818-1820
Medium:
Etching and engraving, Engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 × 15 inches (27.6 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), Chine collé: 8 3/4 × 11 3/4 inches (22.2 × 29.8 cm), and Image: 5 9/16 × 8 1/2 inches (14.1 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "The Tomb of Cecilia Metella | Hakewill's Italy"; inscribed in graphite, lower right; [...] Byrne Sc."

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6752
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:16101
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