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Creator:
Print made by Edward Francis Finden, 1791–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Bernese Alps

Part Of:

Collective Title: Byron's Life and Works

Date:
1832-1834
Medium:
Etching and engraving, first published state on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with gray, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 11 inches (41.9 × 27.9 cm), Plate: 9 1/4 × 6 7/8 inches (23.5 × 17.5 cm), Chine collé: 8 13/16 × 6 1/2 inches (22.4 × 16.5 cm), and Image: 3 × 3 5/8 inches (7.6 × 9.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.422"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "First state"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "The Bermese Alps"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Byron's Life & Works 1832-34 - first state"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "One of Turner's Proofs"

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:
B1977.14.13552
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:40639
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