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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:

Ships in a Breeze

Additional Title(s):

The Egremont Sea-piece

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Engraver's Proof on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/8 × 12 inches (21.9 × 30.5 cm), Plate: 8 × 11 1/2 inches (20.3 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 1/4 inches (18.1 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "10. E.P. (f)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "Cotswold Gallery, 1924, ex G.E.Blood"

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

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn & Etchd by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas. Turner | London, Published Feby. 20, 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:
B1977.14.8107
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | sailboats | sea | waves (natural events) | wind
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26130
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Sam Smiles, The late works of J. M. W. Turner : the artist and his critics, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, p. 204, fig. 124, NJ18.t85 S655 2020 Oversize (YCBA)


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