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Creator:
Engraved by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Stonehenge at Daybreak
Date:
1815 to 1819
Medium:
Mezzotint, printed in brown ink Modern impression on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 × 15 3/4 inches (28.6 × 40 cm), Plate: 8 3/4 × 11 3/8 inches (22.2 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 × 10 3/8 inches (19.1 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "81"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Turner- unpublished 'Liber' "; lower center: "Stonehenge at Daybreak - Reprint in the 1870s from the unfinished State"; lower right: "(Z.W. July 43)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13969
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Turner and the Sublime (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1980-11-01 - 1981-01-04)

Turner and the Sublime (British Museum, 1981-05-15 - 1981-09-20)

Turner and the Sublime (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-02-11 - 1981-04-19)

Publications:
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Sam Smiles, British Art Ancient Landscapes, Paul Holberton Publishing, London, p. 66, cat. 18, ND1442.G7 S55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38730
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