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Creator:
James Charles Armytage, 1802–1897, British
Print made by James Charles Armytage, 1802–1897, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Venice, the Bridge of Sighs

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 13 inches (23.5 × 33 cm) and Image: 7 × 10 3/8 inches (17.8 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 742"; lower right: "R.A. 1840"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "Venice the Bridge of Sighs. I stook upon a bridge, a palace and prison on each hand "Byron""

Lettered below image, lower left; "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "VENICE-- THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY."; lower right: "J.C. ARMYTAGE, SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13882
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39366
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