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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 Castle above the Meadows
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 × 15 inches (25.4 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (20.6 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "8I." lower right: "First State. Fine | Dup 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: "EP"; below image: "Drawn & Etch'd by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas. Turner | London, Published Feby. 10, 1808 by C. Turner. No.50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8104
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | cliff | cows | flutist | hill | landscape | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26119
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