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Creator:
Print made by James Mitan, 1776–1822, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Forum Romanum

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1820
Medium:
Etching and engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 15 1/8 inches (26.7 × 38.4 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 5 11/16 × 8 13/16 inches (14.4 × 22.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.149"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Hakewill's Italy"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1820"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: ('Row[...] May 43)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A., from a sketch by J. Hakewill."; lettered, lower center: "The Forum Romanum | Publish'd as the act directs, Aug.1.1820. by John Murray. Albemarle Steet London."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by G.Hollis. the Figures by Mitton."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13264
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:36945
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