<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Print made by William John Cooke, 1797–1865, Irish
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Thames at Mortlake

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Book of Gems

Date:
1836-1838
Medium:
Line engraving; engraver's proof, touched on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center: "The sky roung the sun lighter tho' not in circles as far as the chalk. Thus to make the sky less flat- but do not impoverish your work- Piece of water at the top edge of the wall quite white. Do not in more closely the Trees above the Sun before you burnish the Light"

Collector's mark: "W.G.R"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner R.A."; lower right: "W.J. Cooke"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8008
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape (representation) | river
Associated Places:
Greater London | Mortlake | Richmond | Thames
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25827
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.