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Creator:
Print made by James C. Allen, active 1821–1831, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Ehenbreitstein, During the Demolition of the Fortress in 1817 from the Quay at Coblentz.

Additional Title(s):

Ehenbreitstein, During the Demolition of the Fortress in, 1817 from the Quay of Koblenz

Date:
1824
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with gray, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 22 inches (39.4 × 55.9 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 × 14 1/16 inches (26 × 35.7 cm), Chine collé: 9 3/4 × 13 11/16 inches (24.8 × 34.8 cm), and Image: 7 7/16 × 11 1/2 inches (18.9 × 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R 202 (b)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "202. E.P. (b) | Very Early Proof. | see wrong spelling, - Probably Turner's [...]"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A."; lettered, lower center: "EHENBREITSTEIN | during the Demolition of the Fortress in 1817 from the Quay of Coblentz. | Published for the Proprietor, J.C.Allen, 132 Gosworth Street May 1, 1824."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.C.Allen 1824"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6853
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | church | cityscape | fortress | rivers
Associated Places:
Basilica of St. Castor | Ehrenbreitstein, Feste | Europe | Germany | Koblenz | Mosel | Philippsburg Castle | Rheinland-Pfalz | Rhine
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17501
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