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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Drawing of the Clyde
Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching printed in brown ink Engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 17 1/4 inches (29.5 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (20.6 × 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: "F.18."; lower right: "1183. 6"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "R.18 Fall of the Clyde - Etching"

Scratched lettering below image: "Drawing 37 sln | 2.6 high | Cylde Possession of J.M.W.T"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8121
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17)

The Romantic Landscape Prints - The Chiaroscuro of Nature (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-09-25 - 2002-12-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26157
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