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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

Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof (early) on moderatelly thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, with gray chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/16 × 17 7/16 inches (30.6 × 44.3 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 × 9 1/4 inches (17.6 × 23.5 cm), Chine collé: 6 9/16 × 8 7/8 inches (16.7 × 22.5 cm), and Image: 3 3/8 × 5 3/16 inches (8.6 × 13.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R 412. Early Engraver's Proof"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Early Engraver's Proof | 412 E.P. Before light in sky (Centre) & on water in foreground, &c."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "[5195]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "The Drachenfells"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "5. Engraver's Proof"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7437
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape (representation) | mountain | river | ruin
Associated Places:
Drachenfels | Germany | North Rhine-Westphalia | Rhine | Siebengebirge
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51358
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