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Creator:
Edward Francis Finden, 1791–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Temple of Minerva, Cape Colonna
Date:
1832-1834
Medium:
Etching and engraving, Engraver's proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with gray, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 × 16 3/4 inches (28.6 × 42.5 cm), Plate: 7 3/16 × 9 13/16 inches (18.3 × 24.9 cm), Chine collé: 6 7/8 × 9 1/4 inches (17.5 × 23.5 cm), and Image: 3 5/8 × 5 3/8 inches (9.2 × 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.409"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Temple of Minerva"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Life & Works of Byron 1832-34 from lettered plate uninked"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "one of Turner's proofs (T.W.Nov. 41) | [originally ...]

Lettered, lower right: "Engraved by E.Finden."; lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. from a sketch by T. Allason, Esq."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13539
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:40287
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