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Creator:
Etched by Samuel Middiman, ca. 1750–1831, British
Engraved by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Lake of Nemi

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1818-1820
Medium:
Line engraving and etching, engraver's proof (touched) on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 7 1/2 × 11 5/8 inches (19.1 × 29.5 cm) and Image: 5 11/16 × 8 9/16 inches (14.4 × 21.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.155"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "N.B. | Memorandum on back | in Turner's handwriting"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper center: "Artists Fund | Mr. Bateman's Esq: | [Hon:y Sum]. Artists [Ben]. at Fund | Free Masons Tavern | Tuesday [from:[...] 7 oclk-May 9 k.1820"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "(turners handwriting)"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "v/v/w"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6754
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
church | hill | lake | landscape (representation) | palace
Associated Places:
Albani, Colli | Church of Santa Maria della Cima | Europe | Genzano di Roma | Italy | Lazio | Nemi, Lago di | Palazzo Sforza Caeserini
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16103
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