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Creator:
Print made by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Ehrenbreitstein

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Amulet

Date:
1828
Medium:
Line egraving, engraver's proof on moderately thick, moderately textrued, cream, wove paper, with beige chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/16 × 16 1/2 inches (28.1 × 41.9 cm), Plate: 5 × 7 9/16 inches (12.7 × 19.2 cm), Chine collé: 4 13/16 × 7 1/4 inches (12.2 × 18.4 cm), and Image: 2 13/16 × 4 5/16 inches (7.1 × 11 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed upper left: "R.336"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Engraver's Proof"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Ehrenbreitstein The Amulet | The Literary Souvenir 1828"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Engraver's Proof"

Stamp, verso, lower left: "19250"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.Pye."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13475
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | church | cityscape | landscape (representation) | river
Associated Places:
Basilica of St. Castor | Ehrenbreitstein, Feste | Germany | Koblenz | Mosel | Philippsburg Castle | Rheinland-Pfalz
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37442
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