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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:
The Straw Yard
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 × 16 1/2 inches (28.6 × 41.9 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (20.6 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/4 × 10 inches (18.4 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "11 3/4 x 6 1/2"; lower left: "I 1."; lower right: "1st State Proof"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "Cotswold Gallery 1924, ex A A Allen & Dr. Pocock"

Collector's mark: "CJP" (Crawford J. Pocock Lugt 579)

Lettered above image, upper center: "P"; below image: "Drawn & Etchd. by J.M.W.Turner Esq. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas. Turner | London, Published Feby. 20. 1808. by C.Turner. No.50. Warren Street Ftizroy Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8102
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animals | farm | farmer | straw | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26116
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