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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, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, with cream chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 × 16 13/16 inches (30.5 × 42.7 cm), Plate: 5 × 7 5/8 inches (12.7 × 19.4 cm), Chine collé: 4 3/4 × 7 1/8 inches (12.1 × 18.1 cm), and Image: 2 3/4 × 4 5/16 inches (7 × 11 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.317 - a (c)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "317a | Literary Souvenir 1829. Engravers Proof (c)."; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Ehrenbreitstein"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "4214"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7153
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:17402
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