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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 First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 16 3/4 inches (29.2 × 42.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (20.6 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 1/8 inches (18.1 × 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "10/1"; lower left: "1st State"

Collector's mark: "C" (circled)

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn & Etchd by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas. Turner | In the possession of the Earl of Egremont 6 by 5 | 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:
B1977.14.8108
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:26131
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