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Creator:
Edward Francis Finden, 1791–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Bridge of Sighs, Venice
Date:
1832-1834
Medium:
Line engraving, first published state on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with gray chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 3/4 × 11 1/4 inches (42.5 × 28.6 cm), Plate: 9 1/4 × 7 inches (23.5 × 17.8 cm), Chine collé: 8 15/16 × 6 3/4 inches (22.7 × 17.1 cm), and Image: 3 3/4 × 3 1/4 inches (9.5 × 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.421"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "First state"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Turner -"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Bridge of Sighs Venice (1st state artists names on plate) Byron's Life & Works 1832-34"; inscribed in graphite, veros, lower right: "One of Turners [Proofs]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13551
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:40638
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