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

Calais Pier

Date:
between 1859 and 1861
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 × 12 3/4 inches (22.9 × 32.4 cm) and Image: 6 7/8 × 9 3/4 inches (17.5 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R. 692"; lower right: "R.A. 1803"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Calais Pier, with French poissards preparing for sea: an English packet arriving"; lower right: "Turner- J. Cousen"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINX"; lower center: "CALAIS PIER. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY. | LONDON, JAMES S. VIRTUE. | lower right: "J. COUSEN SCULPT."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13829
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51510
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