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Creator:
Print made by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Parnassus

Date:
1821
Medium:
Line engraving and etching, engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/16 × 11 7/8 inches (36 × 30.2 cm), Plate: 4 3/8 × 5 7/8 inches (11.1 × 14.9 cm), Chine collé: 4 1/4 × 5 3/4 inches (10.8 × 14.6 cm), and Image: 3 3/8 × 4 7/8 inches (8.6 × 12.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "This Plate was 'printed for some book privately published"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "([?]Sir R.C.Hoare)"

Collector's mark: "W.G.R."

Lettered, lower left: Drawn by J.M.W.Turner, R.A. from a sketch by Gally Knight Esqr."; lettered, lower center: "Parnassus."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.B.Cooke."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6773
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:16121
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