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Creator:
Print made by John Cousen, 1804–1880, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Acropolis of Athens

Part Of:

Collective Title: Byron's Life and Works

Date:
1832
Medium:
Etching and engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 6 1/16 × 8 11/16 inches (15.4 × 22.1 cm) and Image: 3 3/4 × 5 1/2 inches (9.5 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.408"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Life & Works of Byron 1832-4"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "([Bowmouth] 1945)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. from a Sketch by T..Allison."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J. Cousins."; lettered, lower center: "THE ACROPOLIS. ATHENS. | London, Published Aug.1, 1832; by J.Murray, and Sold by C.Tilt, 86 Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13538
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40283
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