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Creator:
Thomas Jeavons, ca. 1800–1867, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Vesuvius in Eruption
Date:
1827
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with gray, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/16 × 16 15/16 inches (28.4 × 43 cm), Plate: 5 × 7 1/2 inches (12.7 × 19.1 cm), Chine collé: 4 15/16 × 7 3/8 inches (12.5 × 18.7 cm), and Image: 2 13/16 × 4 3/8 inches (7.1 × 11.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.339"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Engraver's Proof: | Mount Vesuvious"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "39 | In "Friendships Offering" 1830"

Watermark: "T&L | 1827"

Lettered, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Thos. Jeavons."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7199
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:16425
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