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Creator:
Print made by William Angus, 1752–1821, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Published by William Angus, 1752–1821, British
Title:

Fonthill House in Wiltshire, the Seat of William Beckford Esqr.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Angus' 'Seats of the Nobility and Gentry,' 1798-1810

Date:
1800
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 6 1/16 × 7 3/4 inches (15.4 × 19.7 cm) and Image: 5 1/8 × 7 5/16 inches (13 × 18.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 62"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Angus' 'Seats' 1801"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "[...] April 46"

Lettered, lower left: "W. Turner delt. A.R.A."; lettered, lower center: "Fonthill House in Wiltshire, the Seat of William Beckford Efqr. | Published as the Act directs, March 1.st 1800, by W. Angus No.4, Gwynne's Buildings, Islington."; lettered, lower right: "W. Angus sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13229
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38148
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