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Creator:
Print made by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Ehrenbreitstein

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Literary Souvenir

Date:
1828
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 × 16 15/16 inches (28.9 × 43 cm), Plate: 5 × 7 1/2 inches (12.7 × 19.1 cm), and Image: 2 3/4 × 4 1/4 inches (7 × 10.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.317 a. (b.)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "(2) | 1828 or 1829 - W. Ward unforseen (3) has artist's names in Roman type under [plate lines ...]"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "41 | 1828"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A."; lettered, lower center: "EHENBRITSTEIN"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by John Pye"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7152
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | church | cityscape | landscape (representation) | river
Associated Places:
Basilica of St. Castor | Ehrenbreitstein, Feste | Germany | Koblenz | Mosel | Philippsburg Castle | Rheinland-Pfalz
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17401
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