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Creator:
Etched and engraved by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Calm
Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Engraver's proof (g) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 17 1/2 inches (29.8 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 11 7/8 inches (21.6 × 30.2 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/2 inches (17.8 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "44 EP (g)"; lower right: "Trial proof before birds"; lower right: "1462"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Colnaghi £ 25 March 1873"

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498); collector's mark: "R F" (with bird)

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn Etched & Engraved by I.M.W.Turner | CALM. | Picture in the Possession of J.M.W.Turner. | Published April 23, 1812, by I.M.W.Turner, Queen Ann Street West | 1 Ft.2 by 2 Ft.3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8157
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26271
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