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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 Drawing of the Clyde

Additional Title(s):

Liber Studiorum

Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 × 17 1/2 inches (30.5 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (18.1 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "18"; lower left: "18 I"; lower right: "DVC. V"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "18/1"; lower left: "R 18.I. Fall of the Clyde"; lower center: "Cotswold Gallery. 1924. ex G.E.Blood"

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498); blind embossed: "G.E. Blood" (Lugt 265c)

Lettered above image: "E.P."; below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by C.Turner. | Drawing of the CLYDE. In the possession of J.M.W.Turner. | London, Published March 29, 1809, by C.Turner, No.50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square."; in two columns lower right: "f | I | 3 | 4 | 2 | 3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8120
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cascade | light | nudes | river | women
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26154
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