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- Materials & Techniques:
- Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 9 5/8 × 13 3/8 inches (24.4 × 34 cm), Image: 6 7/8 × 8 15/16 inches (17.5 × 22.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.76"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "1811 Turner liked This plate as showing a feeling for light which had not before been expierenced."; lower right: "'Fine Arts of the English School' | (The dismantling of Pope's Villa)"
Lettered lower left: "Class 1. Painting."; lettered, 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 Essay | are respectfully inscribed by John Britton."; lettered, lower right: "for 'the Fine Arts of the English School'."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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