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Creator:
Print made by William Finden, 1787–1852, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Drachenfels

Part Of:

Collective Title: Byron's Life and Works

Date:
1832-1834
Medium:
Etching and engraving, First published state on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper, with gray chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 × 16 5/8 inches (27.8 × 42.2 cm), Plate: 6 7/8 × 9 1/4 inches (17.5 × 23.5 cm), Chine collé: 6 1/2 × 8 7/8 inches (16.5 × 22.5 cm), and Image: 3 3/8 × 5 3/16 inches (8.6 × 13.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.412"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "(this has title uninked)"; lower center: "Dracchenfels Life & Works of Byron 1832-34"; lower right: "(one of Turner's Proof) (from A. Wallis)"

Collector's stamp, lower right: "W.G.R."; Auction Sale stamp, verso, lower right: "W.G. Rawlinson's Sale | 28,3,16 | A, W."

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W. Finden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13542
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape (representation) | mountain | river | ruin
Associated Places:
Drachenfels | Germany | North Rhine-Westphalia | Rhine | Siebengebirge
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45287
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