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Creator:
Edward Francis Finden, 1791–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Gate of Theseus, Athens
Date:
1832
Medium:
Etching and engraving, third state on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 8 5/8 inches (29.8 × 21.9 cm), Plate: 9 1/8 × 6 15/16 inches (23.2 × 17.6 cm), Chine collé: 8 13/16 × 6 9/16 inches (22.4 × 16.7 cm), and Image: 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 inches (10.8 × 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.416"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Byron"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "(T.W. Nov41)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by E.Finden."; lettered, lower center: "THE GATE OF THESEUS. | Athens. | Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1832."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13546
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:40560
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