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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Basle

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1807
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 16 3/8 inches (29.2 × 41.6 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/8 inches (21 × 28.3 cm), and Image: 7 1/4 × 10 1/8 inches (18.4 × 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "5.I"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "Cotswold Gallery 1924, ex G.E.Blood"

Blind embossed: "G.E. Blood" (Lugt 265c)

Lettered above image: "A"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner R.A. | Engraved by C.Turner | BASLE | Published as the Act directs by J.M.W.Turner, Harley Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8100
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge (built work) | building | calashes | city | clouds | horses (animals) | people | river | rowboat | sun
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26113
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