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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:

Lake of Thun, Switzerland

Additional Title(s):

Lac du Thun

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 × 16 1/8 inches (27.9 × 41 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 left: "15 I"; lower right: "Dup I"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "CW 49"; lower center: "Cotswold Gallery, 1924, ex G.E.Blood"

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

Lettered above image: "M"; lower left:"Drawn & Etch'd by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A. P.P. | Engraved by C. Turner | LAKE OF THUN, SWISS. | London, Published June 10, 1808 by C.Turner No. 50 Warren Street Fitzroy Square"; scratched letters, lower left: "Proof"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8117
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | lightning | seascape
Associated Places:
Lake Thun | Switzerland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26140
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