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

The Walls of Rome (Tomb of Caius Sestus)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Byron's Life and Works

Date:
1833
Medium:
Etching and engraving, third state on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with beige, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 × 8 5/8 inches (28.9 × 21.9 cm), Plate: 9 1/8 × 6 15/16 inches (23.2 × 17.6 cm), Chine collé: 8 15/16 × 6 3/4 inches (22.7 × 17.1 cm), and Image: 2 1/2 × 3 3/4 inches (6.4 × 9.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.423"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "[R...]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lowr right: "(J.W. Nov. 41)"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by E. Finden."; lettered, lower center: "The Walls of Rome. | (Tomb of Caius Sestus.) | Published by John Murray Albemarle Street, 1833."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13564
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:45289
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