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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Chain of Alps from Grenoble to Chamberi

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 17 3/8 inches (29.5 × 44.1 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "T052 | m[...] | First State"

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498)

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by W.Say Engraver to the Prince Regent & H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester | CHAIN OF ALPS from Grenoble to Chamberi | Published May 23, 1812 by I.M.W.Turner Queen Ann Street West"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8161
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:30543
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