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Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British

Upper Fall of the Reichenbach: Rainbow

Watercolor, graphite, heightening with white and scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 11 x 15 1/2 inches (27.9 x 39.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | dog (animal) | geology | Grand Tour | landscape | rainbow | science | shepherdess | waterfall
Associated Places:
Bern | Europe | Reichenbach | Schweiz | Switzerland
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British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 275, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, Looking at Paper: A Conservator's Treatment Approach Informed by Historical Papermaking Processes, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, p. 81, fig. 27, fig. 28 (detail), V 2849 (YCBA)

Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, Papermaking and the art of watercolor in eighteenth-century Britain, Paul Sandby and the Whatman Paper Mill , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 15-17, figs. 12 and 13, NJ18.Sa56 A15 V5 2006 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, English Landscape 1630-1850, Apollo, vol.105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 275, N1 A54 105:2 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Graham Reynolds, Turner : with a new introduction by David Blayney Brown, Thames & Hudson, London, fig. 78, NJ18.T85 R49 2020 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 344, No. 396, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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