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Creator:
W. R. Smith, active 1819–1851
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Florence from Fiesoli
Date:
1819
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 1/16 × 12 1/8 inches (23 × 30.8 cm), and Image: 5 11/16 × 8 7/8 inches (14.4 × 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.159"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Hakewill Italy"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1819"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: (B[...]mouth May 43)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. from a finished sketch by J.Hakewill."; lettered, lower center: "Florence, from Fiesole. | Publish'd as the act directs, Oct.1,1819, by John Murray, Albemarle St. London."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by W.R.Smith."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13292
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:36992
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