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Creator:
Print made by John Pye, 1782–1874, British
Figures by Charles Heath, 1785–1848, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Pope's Villa
Date:
1811
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.76"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "1811 Turner liked this plate as showing a feeling in light which had not been expierenced."; lower right: "'Fine Arts of the english School" | "(The dismantling of Pope's Villa)"

Lettered lower left: "Clafs 1 Painting."; lower center: "POPE'S VILLA. | Engraved by JOHN PYE. the Figures by CHA.s. HEATH, from a Picture by J.M.W. TURNER ESQ.R. R.A. and P.P. in the Gallery of | SIR JOHN FLEMING LEICESTER, BAR.T | To THOMAS LISTER PARKER ESQ. F.S.A. who has generously patronised the Fine Arts of his Country, & also promoted Antiquarian Literature. this Plate, & the annexed Efsay | are respectfully inscribed by John Britton."; lower right: "for 'the Fine Arts of the Englifh School'."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13238
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:38163
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