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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Thomas Hodgetts, active 1801–1846
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Ville de Thun, Switzerland

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1816
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink First published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 17 1/8 inches (29.5 × 43.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 3/8 inches (17.8 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "59. I."; lower right: "DVC. XI"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "59. I."; lower center: "Cotswold Gallery 1924, ex. G.E.Blood"

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498); blind embossed: "G.E. Blood" (Lugt 265c)

Lettered above image: "A"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner R.A. | Engraved by Thos. Hodgetts | VILLE DE THUN; SWITZERLAND. | 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:
B1977.14.8175
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30573
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