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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:

Entrance of Calais Harbour

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Engraver's proof (d) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 × 16 3/4 inches (30.5 × 42.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 12 inches (21.6 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 5/8 inches (18.1 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "No.55"; lower left: "1st State"; lower right: "Rare"

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498); collector's mark: "C" (circled)

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn Etched & Engraved by I.M.W.Turner. R.A. | ENTRANCE OF CALAIS HARBOUR. | Published Jany.1, 1816 by Mr.Turner, Queen Ann Street West"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8169
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
channel (water body component) | marine art
Associated Places:
Calais | Dover, Strait of | English Channel | France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30559
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