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Creator:
Print made by William Richardson, active 1842–1877, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Ashestiel (Vignette)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Scott's Poetical Works

Date:
1854 reprint
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 5 inches (19.7 × 12.7 cm) and Image: 4 × 3 1/4 inches (10.2 × 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.506 | Ashestiel. a copy of the plate in the 1834 edition of Scott's Poems/ another engraver"

Lettered above image, upper center: "Marmion: | A Tale of Flodden | Field."; lower left: "J.M.W. Turner R.A."; lower center: "It was here, while meditating his verses he used | to stray | And waste the solitary day | In plucking from yon fen the reed. | And watch it floating down the Tweed | Life, Vol. III. page 7. | ADAM & CHARLES BLACK EDINBURGH | MDCCCLV"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13660
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
estate | hills | landscape (representation) | river
Associated Places:
Ashiestiel | Ashiestiel House | Scotland | Scottish Borders | Tweed
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39540
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