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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Possibly engraved by Henry Dawe, 1790–1848, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Stork and Aqueduct

Additional Title(s):

The Heron's Pool

Date:
between 1813 and 1823
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Modern Impression on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 17 1/4 inches (29.2 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 11 inches (21.6 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/4 × 9 7/8 inches (18.4 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Four Known | -W.G.R."; lower center to lower right: "Only three original impressions - plate sold in 1873 - many prints later [...] - this a fairly | good one."; lower right: "Stork & Aquaduct | or Heron's Pool | Etch'd by Turner | Engraved by Dawe?"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "No.83 Unpublished"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8209
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:30655
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