The Acropolis of Athens
- Part Of:
- Etching and engraving, Engraver's Proof on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove pper, with cream, chine colle
- Sheet: 11 3/16 × 16 1/16 inches (28.4 × 40.8 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 × 10 15/16 inches (22.5 × 27.8 cm), Chine collé: 8 1/2 × 10 5/8 inches (21.6 × 27 cm), and Image: 3 15/16 × 5 1/2 inches (10 × 14 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.408"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Engraver's proof - nearly finished"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner - J. Cousins"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "The Acropolis of Athens from sketch by Allison 1832 Engraver's Proof before softening of sky"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "(Large Plate) | Life & Works of Byron 1832-34 (T.W. Nov.41)"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by John Cousen, 1804–1880, British, The Acropolis of Athens, 1832-1834
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