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Creator:
Print made by John Byrne, 1786–1847, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Tomb of Cecilia Metella

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1819
Medium:
Engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 14 7/8 inches (26.7 × 37.8 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 inches (22.9 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 × 8 1/2 inches (14.3 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.153"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Hakewill's Italy"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1819"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "('[Borronmouth] May 43)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner R.A., from a finish'd sketch by James Hakewill."; lettered, lower center: "Tomb of Cecilia Metella. | Publish'd as the act directs, Jany1,1819, by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by John Byrne"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13268
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:36951
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