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Creator:
Print made by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Published by Robert Dunthorne, active 1881–1930, British
Title:
Falls of the Rhine, Schaffhausen
Date:
1896
Medium:
Mezzotint printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 × 17 1/4 inches (30.8 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 × 11 1/2 inches (22.5 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 8 3/8 × 10 7/8 inches (21.3 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite: "F.S."

Studio mark: "Published by Robert Dunthorne"; monogrammed in plate: "S" on shield

Lettered below image, left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; center: "FALLS OF THE RHINE, SCHAFFHAUSEN | From an Unpublished Drawing for the Liber Studiorum, in the possession of Henry Vaughan Esq."; right: "Etched & Engraved by F Short. 1896"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Frank Short"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10400
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:26524
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