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Creator:
Print made by Theodore Henry Adolphus Fielding, 1781–1851, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
A Shipwreck
Date:
1825
Medium:
Etching and aquatint with hand coloring in watercolor; later state on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/8 × 31 1/8 inches (54.3 × 79.1 cm), Plate: 18 1/2 × 24 inches (47 × 61 cm), and Image: 16 × 22 inches (40.6 × 55.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 828"

Lettered below image: 'Painted by J. M. W. Turner Esqr. R.A. | Engraved by Theodore Fielding | London, Published November 1st, 1825, by R. Lambe, Gracechurch Street, & J. Brooker, Southampton Row, Russell Sqre. | A SHIPWRECK. | WITH BOATS ENDEAVOURING TO SAVE THE CREW | The Celebrated Picture in the possession of Sir John Fleming Leicester, Bart."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8390
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:31217
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