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

Turin from the Portico of the Superga Church

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1820
Medium:
Etching and engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 9/16 × 14 3/4 inches (26.8 × 37.5 cm), Plate: 9 × 12 1/16 inches (22.9 × 30.6 cm), and Image: 5 3/4 × 8 7/8 inches (14.6 × 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.161"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Hakewill 'Picturesque Tour of Italy' [...] 1820"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1820"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "([Rowenmouth] May 43)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W.Turner, from a finish'd sketch, by James Hakewill."; lettered, lower center: "Turin, | from the Portico of the Superga Church. | Publish'd March 1,1820, by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by James Mitan."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13294
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | building | cathedral | church | city | cloud | distant view | dog | landscape | man | mountain | pillar | portico | river | road | tile | woman
Associated Places:
Alps | Basilica di Superga | Italy | Piemonte | Po | Superga | Torino | Torino
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36994
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