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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 Castle above the Meadows

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 7 7/8 × 11 inches (20 × 27.9 cm), Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm), and Mount: 11 × 14 3/8 inches (27.9 × 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower left: "8"; lower right: "2nd State"; inscribed on verso of mount, lower left to lower right: "'The Castle above the Meadows' called Oakhamton Castle. Pastoral with the white cow | called by Turner the E.P.Castle | second state early no rework (E.W. Aug 92)"

Lettered above image: "EP"; below image: "Drawn & Etch'd by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas. Turner | London, Published Feby. 10, 1808 by C. Turner. No.50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14027
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | cliff | cow | hill | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38813
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