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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; first published state on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/2 × 33 5/8 inches (57.2 × 85.4 cm), Plate: 18 1/2 × 25 1/4 inches (47 × 64.1 cm), and Image: 15 3/8 × 23 inches (39.1 × 58.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R 796"; lower left: "First Pub.State"

Blind embossed: Turner studio mark

Lettered upper center: "PAS DE CALAIS"; below image: "Painted by J.M.W.Turnre, R.A. | Engraved by W. Davison. | 13. Howland Street, Fitzroy Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8344
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:31108
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