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Creator:
Edward Francis Finden, 1791–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
St. Sophia, Constantinople
Date:
1833
Medium:
Line engraving, third state on thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with beige, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/4 × 8 7/16 inches (27.3 × 21.4 cm), Plate: 9 3/16 × 6 15/16 inches (23.3 × 17.6 cm), Chine collé: 9 × 6 11/16 inches (22.9 × 17 cm), and Image: 2 1/2 × 3 1/2 inches (6.4 × 8.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.429"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "(T.W. Nov. 41)"

Lettered, upper center: "WORKS | OF | LORD BYRON. | BOL. XVI."; lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. from a Sketch by T. Barry."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by E. Finden."; lettered, lower center: "St. Sophia. | Constantinople | LONDON. | JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET. | 1833."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13555
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:40642
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