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Creator:
Print made by James Baylis Allen, 1803–1876, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Château of Amboise

Part Of:

Collective Title: Rivers of France

Collective Title: Turner's Annual Tour - The Loire

Date:
1833
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, with cream, chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 40 1/2 × 11 11/16 inches (102.9 × 29.7 cm), Plate: 5 15/16 × 8 7/8 inches (15.1 × 22.5 cm), Chine collé: 5 5/8 × 8 5/8 inches (14.3 × 21.9 cm), and Image: 3 3/4 × 5 5/8 inches (9.5 × 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.438. (bc.)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.438. E.P. Between Rn's (b) and (c) | [Dabs] of light on castle wall & pier of Bridge darkened afterwards | shadow across [...] in straight line afterwards | several lights [varied]."

Collector's stamp, verso, lower right, "Harkins Sale 29,3,04 A,W."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7486
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge | château | river
Associated Places:
Amboise | Centre | Château d'Amboise | Europe | France | Indre-et-Loire | Loire
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51378
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