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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:

Approach to Venice

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
9 × 12 3/4 inches (22.9 × 32.4 cm) and 7 × 10 inches (17.8 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "St. Benedetto looking towards Fusina R.A. 1843"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "St. Benedetto looking towards Fusina R.A."; lower center: "(St. Benedetto was a mistake of Turner's)"; lower right: "(Southbourne June 44)"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT."; lower center: "APPROACH TO VENICE. | 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:
B1977.14.13887
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39375
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Franny Moyle, Turner : The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner, New York, 2016, p. 414, NJ18 T85 M79 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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