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Creator:
Print made by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Lucerne

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1896
Medium:
Mezzotint printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 × 17 1/8 inches (30.8 × 43.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 11 1/4 inches (21.6 × 28.6 cm), and Image: 8 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (21.3 × 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "F.S."

Monogrammed in plate: "S" on shield

Lettered, below image, left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner, R.A."; center: "LUCERNE From an Unpublished Drawing for the Liber Studiorum in the possession of Henry Vaughan Esq"; right: "Engraved by F. Short 1896."

Signed in graphite, lower left: "Frank Short"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10399
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:26447
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