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Creator:
Frederick Christian Lewis the Elder, 1779–1856, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Frontispiece to Mr. Fawkes Catalogue
Date:
1820
Medium:
Soft-ground etching, and engraving on thin, smooth, beige, chine colle, mounted on, thik, smooth, white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 3/8 × 9 1/16 inches (28.9 × 23 cm) and Chine collé: 9 1/2 × 6 7/8 inches (24.1 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner R.A. del. | Frontispiece to Walter Fawkes | Catalogue."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "F.C.Lewis | aqua[fontis] | 1820."

Collectors mark: lower right: "W.G.R."

Lettered, center: "Watercolours | Turner, R.A. P P | Gilpin, R.A. | Carrard A R & | Cooper A R A | Smith | Glover | Dewint | Heaphy | Hills | Nicholson | Cristall | Clennel | Fielding | Robinson | Atkinson | Varley | Prout | E.Swinburne Esqr. | J.Ibbetson Esqr."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6771
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:16119
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