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Coast of Yorkshire, near Whitby (from the Liber Studiorum) Turner

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Turner (Joseph Mallord William Turner) (1775 - 1851) (designer, etcher)
    William Say (1768 - 1834) (engraver)
    Object type
    print
    Material and technique
    etching and mezzotint on paper
    Dimensions
    208 x 292 mm (plate); 244 x 333 mm (sheet)
    Associated people
    Turner Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851) (publisher)
    Associated place
    Inscription
    Recto:
    within the plate-mark, all etched:
    top centre: M
    bottom left: Drawn by & Etched by J.M.W.Turner.R.A.
    just below: H
    bottom right: Engraved by W Say Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester.
    bottom centre: COAST OF YORKSHIRE, | near Whitby. | Published Jany. 1.1811. by Mr. Turner, Queen Ann Street West

    within the plate mark, top, towards left, in graphite: close up
    Provenance

    Presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford), 1875; transferred from the Ruskin Drawing School to the Ashmolean Museum, c.1949.

    No. of items
    1
    Accession no.
    WA.RS.ED.142
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  • References in which this object is cited include:

    References

    Ruskin, John, ‘The Ruskin Art Collection at Oxford: Catalogues, Notes and Instructions’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), 21, cat. Educational no. 142

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 142

    Finberg, Alexander J., The History of Turner's Liber Studiorum: With a New Catalogue Raisonné (London: Ernest Benn, 1924), no. 24.IV

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 92

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

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