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Creator:
Print made by Robert Wallis, 1794–1878, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Ehrenbreitstein

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Keepsake

Date:
1828
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with gray, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 × 17 3/16 inches (30 × 43.7 cm), Plate: 6 × 8 1/2 inches (15.2 × 21.6 cm), Chine collé: 5 13/16 × 8 3/16 inches (14.8 × 20.8 cm), and Image: 3 15/16 × 5 11/16 inches (10 × 14.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.328 (a)."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Engraver's Proof (a) | inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "Turner 'K1830'. (very choice & scarce)"; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "Ehrenbreitstein"; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "Engravers Proof R.Wallis"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "-12-Engravers Choice Proof | Very Rare"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7180
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:17438
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