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Creator:
Print made by John Cousen, 1804–1880, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

The Acropolis of Athens

Part Of:

Collective Title: Byron's Life and Works

Date:
1832-1834
Medium:
Etching and engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 11/16 × 17 1/4 inches (29.7 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 × 10 15/16 inches (22.5 × 27.8 cm), and Image: 3 15/16 × 5 1/2 inches (10 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. | 408 (a)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "5 1/2" by 4" | Before size reduced by cutting off 1/4" of sky."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Acropolis"

Collector's stamp, lower right: "W.G.R."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7430
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:51355
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