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Creator:
Print made by Edward Francis Finden, 1791–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Gate of Theseus, Athens

Part Of:

Collective Title: Byron's Life and Works

Date:
1832-1834
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with gray chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/16 × 11 7/8 inches (43.7 × 30.2 cm), Plate: 9 1/4 × 6 7/8 inches (23.5 × 17.5 cm), Chine collé: 8 7/8 × 6 5/8 inches (22.5 × 16.8 cm), and Image: 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 inches (10.8 × 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.416 (b.)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Vo. VII"; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "Turner. (very scarce) "Byron 1832"; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "The Temple of Theseus. Athens. EP B[7] (etch'd by A Smith finishe'd by Benjamin for Finden"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7441
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:16397
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