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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:

Original Sketch of a Picture for W. Leader, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

The Leader Sea-piece

The Guard-ship at the Nore

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink engraver's proof (b), touched by the artist in graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 × 12 1/8 inches (22.2 × 30.8 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 3/8 inches (21 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/8 inches (17.8 × 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "20"; lower left: "[...]"; lower center: "Before the M - the distand sea & boats touched by Turner"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "JHH | Col | F | Mar. 52"

Collector's mark: "C" (circled)

Lettered below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas.Turner | Original Sketch of a Picture for W.Leader Esqr. | London Published March 29, 1809, by C.Turner, No.50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8124
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
leader | sailboats | sea
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26166
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