<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Fingal's Cave, Staffa

Part Of:

Collective Title: Scott's Poetical Works

Date:
1834
Medium:
Line engraving; early engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 × 9 3/4 inches (34.9 × 24.8 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 6 inches (21 × 15.2 cm), and Chine collé: 4 5/8 × 5 5/8 inches (11.7 × 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 512 E.P. (early)"; lower left: "Staffa Fingal's Cave- Engraver's Proof (1) before lines [...] low on left, and rocks on left softened." inscribed on verso in graphite: "Cave, Staffa"

Blind embossed: "W.G.R"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7709
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basalt | cave | landscape | ocean | rocks (landforms) | sea | water | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
Argyll and Bute | Europe | Scotland | Staffa | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16563
Export:
XML

Sebastian Mitchell, Celtic Postmodernism : Ossian and Contemporary Art, , Translation and Literature, vol. 22, November 2013, pp. 422, 424, Available online (Orbis) Edinburgh Unisersity Press


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.