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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

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink, with scraping, brown ink, and brown wash Engraver's proof (aa) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 8 1/8 × 11 1/4 inches (20.6 × 28.6 cm), Image: 7 1/8 × 9 7/8 inches (18.1 × 25.1 cm), and Mount: 12 3/4 × 15 3/4 inches (32.4 × 40 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower left: "7 The Straw Yard, Engraver's Proof. Intermediate between (a) and (b) as described. Ex Ruhard Redgrave, R.A. | (Bright clouds on right & left added, but before any lettering. Touched for darkening horses, hayrack, & figures, etc. on left." inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "Robert Well[...] Born in the Year of our Lord 1807 | R R Rob | Rob Robert Will[...] mast. | Born Ano Domini | 1807"; lower left: "7.EP/G Big L. | Before [...] | Touched for darkening horses, etc. | ex R.Redgrave, R.A."

Watermark: Whatman (partial)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8103
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
country (rural landscape) | farm | farmers | horses (animals)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26117
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