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Creator:
Print made by John Byrne, 1786–1847, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Rome, from Monte Testaccio

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Picturesque Tour of Italy

Date:
1820
Medium:
Engraving and etching on medium, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 × 15 inches (26.4 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 × 12 inches (22.5 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 5 1/2 × 8 1/2 inches (14 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "R.151"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Hakewill's Picturesque Tour of Italy [...] 1820"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1819"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "([...] May[9]3"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A.from a finish'd sketch by James Hakewill."; lettered, lower center: "Rome. | View from Monte Testaccio. | Pub'd as the act directs. August 1,1819, by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J. Byrne"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13266
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:73331
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