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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 and graphite; touched proof
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 x 8 7/8in. (15.2 x 22.5cm) and Sheet: 8 3/4 x 12in. (22.2 x 30.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: “R.438 (a)”; center left: “This wants more cross-work - not the little black | bits, - they do much harm - behind the light pieces | of paper which must be all | put down.”; lower left: “The same | more like layers of stone”; upper right: “There is so much of a drawn | line that if the same cannot | be rendered more gradated, | some light clouds must be | just burnished out”; center right: “too distanc’d”; lower center: Chateau of Amboise”; lower center: “too dark”; lower right: “Pray send me back all | my touched proofs”

Embossed stamp, lr plate recto, "JWT" and embossed collector's mark, lr, "W.G.R." inside a rectangle

Lettered, lower left: "J.M.W. Turner"; lettered, lower right: "James B. Allen"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7483
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | 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:5724
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