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Creator:
J. Henshall
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Forum Romanum
Date:
1830
Medium:
Line engraving, first published state on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, with gray, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 14 3/4 inches (27.9 × 37.5 cm), Plate: 5 × 7 9/16 inches (12.7 × 19.2 cm), Chine collé: 4 13/16 × 7 5/16 inches (12.2 × 18.6 cm), and Image: 3 1/8 × 5 inches (7.9 × 12.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.340"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "First Published State | From 'the Remembrance' 1832"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "[India Proof]"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner Esqr. R.A."; lettered, lower center: "THE FORUM ROMANUM. | London, Published by R. Jennings & W. Chaplin, 1830."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Henshall."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7200
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:16427
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