Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Chain of Alps from Grenoble to Chamberi
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink Engraver's proof (c) on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "Engraver's Proof | Extremely Rare | 49 E.P. (c)"; lower right: "15/6 | Turner's Liber Studiorum"; inscribed on mount in graphite: "49. The Chain of Alps. Engraver's Proof (c), Completed, but before any lettering, Ex. F.L.Griggs, R.A. & W. Say."
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection