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Creator:
Etched by Samuel Middiman, ca. 1750–1831, British
Engraved by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after sketch by James Hakewill, 1778–1843, British
Title:

La Riccia

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1819
Medium:
Etching and engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 9/16 × 15 1/8 inches (26.8 × 38.4 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 × 11 3/4 inches (22.7 × 29.8 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.154"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Hakewills Picturesque Tour of Italy 1820"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1819"; 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: "Etch'd by S.Middiman. | La Riccia | Publish'd as the act directs March 1. 1819 by John Murray, Albemarle Str. London."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by John Pye."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13269
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36952
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