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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Drawing of the Clyde
Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/8 × 11 1/4 inches (20.6 × 28.6 cm), Image: 7 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (18.1 × 26.4 cm), and Mount: 11 1/8 × 15 1/8 inches (28.3 × 38.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower left: "18"; lower right: "3rd State"; inscribed on verso of mount in graphite, lower center: "Early Third State"; lower right: "[...].W. Jan 1940"

Lettered above image: "E.P."; below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by C.Turner | Drawing of the CLYDE, In the possession of J.M.W.Turner. | London, Published March 29, 1809, by C.Turner, No.50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square."; in two columns, lower right: "f | I | 3 | 4 | 2 | 3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14020
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cascade | cliff | nudes | river | rocks (landforms)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38806
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