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Creator:
Print made by William Davison, active 1813–1843
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Fishing Boats off Calais (The Pas de Calais)

Date:
1830
Medium:
Mezzotint and white chalk; engraver's proof (a), touched on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 18 1/4 × 23 1/8 inches (46.4 × 58.7 cm) and Image: 15 3/8 × 25 1/8 inches (39.1 × 63.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "796(a)"; lower left: "32 | Early Engraver's Proof"; lower right: "Touched Proof"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "ai/ | No.9"

Stamped on verso: "29376"

Lettered upper center: "PAS DE CALAIS"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8340
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:31104
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