Fingal's Cave, Staffa
- Part Of:
- Etching and line engraving, second state on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with chine-collé
- Sheet: 14 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (36.8 × 26.7 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 6 inches (21 × 15.2 cm), Chine collé: 7 7/8 × 5 5/8 inches (20 × 14.3 cm), and Image: 4 3/4 × 3 1/4 inches (12.1 × 8.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.512"; incribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "1833 | Scotts' Poems 2nd state"
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:
- 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
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- IIIF Manifest:
Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [ p. 63], V 1699:1 (YCBA)
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)
Sebastian Mitchell, Celtic Postmodernism : Ossian and Contemporary Art, , Translation and Literature, vol. 22, November 2013, pp. 422, 424, Available online (Orbis) Edinburgh Unisersity Press