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Creator:
Print made by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Rialto, Venice

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1820
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 11/16 × 15 3/16 inches (27.1 × 38.6 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 × 8 11/16 inches (14.3 × 22.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.144"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Hakewell's "Picturesque Tour of Italy" [feb]1820"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "(R... May 32):

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A., from a Sketch by J. Hakewell."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Jon Pye."; lettered, lower center: "The Rialto, | Venice. | Publish;d as the Act directs, July 1, 1820, by John Murray, Albemarle Strret, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13259
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bridge | church | cityscape
Associated Places:
Europe | Grand Canal | Italy | Ponte di Rialto | San Bartolomeo church | Veneto | Venezia
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36940
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