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Creator:
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Modern Italy

Date:
1842
Medium:
Etching; open etched state on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 22 3/8 × 28 inches (56.8 × 71.1 cm), Chine collé: 22 × 27 1/2 inches (55.9 × 69.9 cm), and Image: 17 × 23 7/8 inches (43.2 × 60.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 658. Etching."; lower left: "R658. The Etching"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "592TT"

Lettered below image: "Pained by J. M. W. Turner R.A. | Etched by WIlliam Miller 1840. | MODERN ITALY. | London Published Augt. 1, 1840, by F. G. Moon, Printseller by Special Appointment to Her Majesty, & Her R. H. the Duchess of Kent, 20, Threadneedle Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8049
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape
Associated Places:
Italy
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26008
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