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Creator:
W. R. Smith, active 1819–1851
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Entrance to Fowey Harbour, Cornwall
Date:
1829
Medium:
Line engraving, first published state on moderately thick, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 × 21 1/16 inches (37.9 × 53.5 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 × 12 5/8 inches (26 × 32.1 cm), Chine collé: 9 13/16 × 12 1/8 inches (24.9 × 30.8 cm), and Image: 6 7/16 × 9 1/16 inches (16.4 × 23 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Taylor Coll."; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Entrance to Fowey Harbour, Cornwall"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "1st pub. state Eng & Wales"; inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. | 225"

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

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower center: "Jany 1829"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.R.Smith"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6919
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04)

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20)

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17017
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