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Creator:
Edward Francis Finden, 1791–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Tomb of Cecilia Metella, Rome
Date:
1832-1834
Medium:
Etching and engraving, first published state on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with gray chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/16 × 16 5/8 inches (28.1 × 42.2 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 × 9 1/4 inches (17.6 × 23.5 cm), Chine collé: 6 5/8 × 9 inches (16.8 × 22.9 cm), and Image: 3 1/8 × 5 1/4 inches (7.9 × 13.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R 410 | Tomb of Cecelia Metella | Byron 1833. V.2"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Turner - E.Finden"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "The plate has title, not inked Tomb of Cecilia metella"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right; "Life & Works of Byron 1832-34 | (one of Turners copies) (T.W. May 41 | originally [mine]) Wallis Collection | Nov. [1827]"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by E. Finden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13540
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:40297
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