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Creator:
Print made by George Cooke, 1781–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after sketch by James Hakewill, 1778–1843, British
Title:

The Roman Forum from the Tower of the Capitol

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1818
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on medium, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/8 × 15 1/8 inches (27 × 38.4 cm), Plate: 10 1/16 × 13 1/8 inches (25.6 × 33.3 cm), and Image: 5 9/16 × 8 3/4 inches (14.1 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.148"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Hakewill's Italy"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1818"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "([...] May 43)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A., from a finish'd sketch by James Hakewill."; lettered, lower center: "The Roman Forum, | from the Tower of the Capitol - | Publish'd as the Act directs, Oct.1,1818. by John Murray. Albemale Str. London."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by George Cooke."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13263
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36944
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