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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by William T. Annis, active 1798–1811, British
and J. C. Easling, fl.1788–1815
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Picture in the Possession of Sir John Mildmay, Bart.

Additional Title(s):

The Mildmay Sea-piece

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 × 16 7/8 inches (27.6 × 42.9 cm), Plate: 8 3/8 × 11 1/2 inches (21.3 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (18.1 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "40"; lower right: "Third State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "314 | a L / | 3/3/-"; lower center: "The Mildmay Sea Piece | Third State"; lower right: "Z.W. May 47"

Lettered above image: "M"; below image: "Drawn & Etched by I.M.W.Turner | Engraved by W.Annis & I.C.Easling | Picture in the Possession of Sir John Mildmay Bart. | Published Feby.11 1812, by I.M.W.Turner, Queen Ann Street West | 3 feet by 4 feet"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14000
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:38783
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