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Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
Engraved by Robert Dunkarton, 1744–1811
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
Hind Head Hill
Additional Title(s):
Hind Head Hill on the Portsmouth Road
Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Materials & Techniques:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, with cream chine collé
Sheet: 11 × 16 1/8 inches (27.9 × 41 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (20.6 × 28.9 cm), Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "17 | 12"; lower left: "25.I"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "334"; lower left: "25. I"; lower center: "Cotswold Gallery 1824. ea G.E.Blood."

Collector’s mark: G. E. Blood (Lugt 265c)

Lettered above image, center: "M"; below image, lower left: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner, R.A. P.P."; lower center: "HIND HEAD HILL. | On the Portsmouth Road | Published Jany. 1. 1811, by Mr. Turner; Queen Ann street West."; lower right: "Engraved by Dunkarton"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape | sheep
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IIIF Manifest:

Picturesque and Sublime - Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance (Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 2018-04-29 - 2018-11-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Timothy J. Barringer, Picturesque and sublime : Thomas Cole's trans-Atlantic inheritance, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2018, pp. 110-113, no. 11, NJ18 .C67 B37 2018 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, p. 15, no. 21, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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