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Creator:
Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Nantes

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Keepsake

Date:
1828-1837
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on moderateny thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with beige, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 13 inches (23.5 × 33 cm), Plate: 6 1/16 × 8 9/16 inches (15.4 × 21.7 cm), Chine collé: 5 3/4 × 8 1/4 inches (14.6 × 21 cm), and Image: 3 7/16 × 5 1/8 inches (8.7 × 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.325 (b)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Nantes - (Keepsake) First Proof - Before white figures on Steps of quay below Town, and below the [Mary] [which reflections] on water around. Dark cloud on right | outlined [rather] harder and darler than in later impressions - Before rays from cloud on right"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Keepsake - [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7173
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cathedral | château | cityscapes | river
Associated Places:
Château du Bouffay | France | Loire | Nantes | Nantes Cathedral | Pays de la Loire
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17428
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