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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

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Egremont Sea-piece

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Engraver's proof (b) 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 right: "28"; inscribed on verso in brown ink, lower left: "Mary Constance Clarke"

Collector's mark: Charles Stokes (Lugt 2758)

Scratched lettering below image: "In the Possession of the Earl of Egremont"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8109
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26132
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