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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

Part Of:

Collective Title: Britton's 'Fine Arts of The English School,' 1811

Date:
1811
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 13 3/8 inches (24.4 × 34 cm) and Image: 6 7/8 × 8 15/16 inches (17.5 × 22.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.76"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1811 Turner liked This plate as showing a feeling for light which had not before been expierenced."; inscribed in graphite, verso, 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:
B1977.14.13238
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38163
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