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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:

Mer de Glace, Valley of Chamouni, Savoy

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Engraver's proof (c) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 × 16 1/4 inches (27.9 × 41.3 cm), Plate: 8 5/8 × 11 5/8 inches (21.9 × 29.5 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/8 inches (17.8 × 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "50 | E.P. (c). Before birds & sharp ray in distance."; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "[...] 40"; lower right: "Cotswold Gallery 1924, ex. G.E.Blood"

Blind embossed: "G.E. Blood" (Lugt 265c)

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn Etched & Engraved by I.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Mer de Glace - Valley of Chamouni - Savoy | 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:
B1977.14.8163
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated Places:
Alps | Chamonix-Mont-Blanc | France | Haute-Savoie | Mer de Glace (glacier) | Mont Blanc | Rhône-Alpes
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30545
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