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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.
Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 16 1/4 inches (27.9 × 41.3 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, lower left: "20 I"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "20. I."; lower center: "Cotswold Gallery 1924, ex. G.E.Blood"

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

Lettered above image: "M"; 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:
B1977.14.8125
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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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26171
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