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Engraving of Turner's "Wycliffe, near Rokeby" H. Triggs

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    H. Triggs (active c. 1823) (printer)
    John Pye (1782 - 1874) (engraver)
    after Turner (Joseph Mallord William Turner) (1775 - 1851)
    Object type
    Material and technique
    engraving on Chine collé
    278 mm high (plate); 303 x 392 mm (support sheet)
    Associated people
    Hurst, Robinson and Company (active c. 1822 - c. 1823) (publisher)
    Longman & Co. (1804 - 1914) (publisher)
    Associated place
    Recto, beneath the image, all engraved:
    left: Drawn by I.M.W. Turner R.A.
    right: Engraved by John Pye.
    centre: Wycliffe near Rokeby. | Published by Longman & Co. Paternoster Row. and Hurst & Robinson, Cheapside, London, March 1.1823.
    lower right: Printed by H. Triggs.

    along the top edge, in graphite: E273 after JMWT [...] it in pencil
    bottom right, in graphite: 'Brilliant India Proof' | Very scarce [?]
    centre, on the right edge, the Ruskin School's stamp

    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.

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  • References in which this object is cited include:


    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. XI.6.I

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 273

    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. 273


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