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Creator:
Print made by John Martin, 1789–1854, British
Title:
A Classical City
Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/8 × 8 7/8 inches (16.8 × 22.5 cm) and Image: 5 1/2 × 8 1/4 inches (14 × 21 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Martin"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "Martin, John: | Classical City"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J Martin. 1816"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.34.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18330
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