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Creator:
John Pye, 1782–1874, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Wycliffe, near Rokeby
Date:
1818-1823
Medium:
Line engraving and etching False proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 × 21 5/8 inches (38.1 × 54.9 cm), Plate: 11 × 17 inches (27.9 × 43.2 cm), Chine collé: 11 × 16 7/8 inches (27.9 × 42.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 × 10 5/8 inches (19.1 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.177. False Proof."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "False Proof: Title erased."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Wycliffe near Rokeby"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "4672"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "[etc, etc.] Presentation Proof from [...] Pye | Very [...]"

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

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by John Pye"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6805
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:16168
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