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Creator:
Etched and engraved by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Crypt of Kirkstall Abbey

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 5/8 × 16 1/4 inches (27 × 41.3 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 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: "39"; lower right: "2nd State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "'The Crypt of Kirkstall Abby' - (Really an undercroft)"; lower right: "Second State | (Z.W. Aug 42)"

Collector's mark: "F. Hurlbutt | Collection"

Lettered above image: "A"; below image: "Drawn Etched & Engraved by I.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Original Drawing in the Possession of John Soane Esqr. R.A. Professor of Architecture | Published Feby. 11, 1812, by I.M.W.Turner, Queen Ann Street West. | 23 Ins. by 36 Ins."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14001
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38784
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