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Creator:
Print made by Robert Wallis, 1794–1878, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Tours - looking backwards

Part Of:

Collective Title: Rivers of France

Date:
1833
Medium:
Line engraving, engraver's proof (early) on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 × 11 3/4 inches (21.7 × 29.8 cm), Plate: 6 × 8 7/8 inches (15.2 × 22.5 cm), and Image: 3 11/16 × 5 1/2 inches (9.4 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R.442. E.P.(1)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.442 E.P.1"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "2 w"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "2/6"

Collector's stamp, verso, lower right: "J. E. Taylor Collection | 15-7-12, A. W."

Lettered, lower right: "Robt. Wallis 1831"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7503
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge | cathedral | cityscape | genre | river
Associated Places:
Centre | Europe | France | Indre-et-Loire | Loire | Pont Wilson | Tours | Tours Cathedral
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51389
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