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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
Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Engraver's proof (c) on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm), and Mount: 13 3/8 × 17 1/2 inches (34 × 44.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "Engraver's Proof | Extremely Rare | 49 E.P. (c)"; lower right: "15/6 | Turner's Liber Studiorum"; inscribed on mount in graphite: "49. The Chain of Alps. Engraver's Proof (c), Completed, but before any lettering, Ex. F.L.Griggs, R.A. & W. Say."

Blind embossed: "W. S." William Say (Lugt 2651)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8162
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:30544
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