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Creator:
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Fingal's Cave, Staffa
Date:
1833
Medium:
Etching and line engraving, second state on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/8 x 5 7/8in. (20.6 x 14.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.512"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner R.A."; lower right: "E. Goodall"; lower center: "Staffa | EDINBURGH; PUBLISHED 1833, BY ROBERT CADELL, | AND MOON, BOYS & GRAVES, LONDON"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13669
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basalt | cave | geology | island | landscape | ocean | rocks (landforms) | sea | water | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
Argyll and Bute | Europe | Scotland | Staffa | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25)

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05)

The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01)

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09)

Art and Music in Britain: Four Encounters, 1730-1900 (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-10-05 - 2006-12-31)

Publications:
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Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 23, 28, V 1699 (YCBA)

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [ p. 63], V 1699:1 (YCBA)

Sebastian Mitchell, Celtic Postmodernism : Ossian and Contemporary Art, , Translation and Literature, vol. 22, November 2013, pp. 422, 424, Available online (Orbis) Edinburgh Unisersity Press

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39548
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