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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 Bridge in Middle Distance

Additional Title(s):

The Sun between Trees

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 × 14 3/4 inches (26.4 × 37.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 3/8 inches (21 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (18.1 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "13.I"; lower right: "Dup. I."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "13.I | JMWT (C.J.Palmer 1868) | (Sir John Hippisley)"; lower right: "Cotswold Gallery, 1924, ex G.E.Blood, CJ Palmer & Sir John Hippisley"

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

Lettered above image: "EP"; below image: "Drawn & Etchd by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas.Turner | London, Published June 10, 1808, by C.Turner, No.50 Warren Street, Fitzroy Square."; scratched lettering lower left: "Proof"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8114
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bridge (built work) | country (rural landscape) | landscape | musician | river | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26137
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