The Opening of the Walhalla
- between 1859 and 1861
- Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 8 3/4 × 12 7/8 inches (22.2 × 32.7 cm) and Image: 5 7/8 × 10 3/8 inches (14.9 × 26.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 746"; lower right: "R.A. 1843"; insribed in graphite on verso, lower left: "The opening of the Walhalla 1842. ‘L’honneur au Roi de Bavière"; lower right: "with 8 lines from Turner's Fallacies of Hope"
Lettered below images, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "THE OPENING OF THE WALHALLA. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY | LONDON JAMES S. VIRTUE"; lower right: "C. COUSEN, SCULPT."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by Charles Cousen, ca. 1819–1889, British, The Opening of the Walhalla, between 1859 and 1861
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