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The Fall of the Clyde
from Liber Studiorum, part IV, 29 March 1809

etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink
18.2 × 26.4 cm (image) 21.0 × 29.2 cm (plate) 29.6 × 43.6 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Rawlinson 18 i/iii; Finberg 18 i/iii
1st of 3 states
printed in ink u.c.: E.P.
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn & Etched by J.M.W. Turner Esqr (r in superscript above . ) R.A.P.P.
printed in ink l.r.: Engraved by C. Turner.
printed in ink l.c.: Drawing of the CLYDE. In the poſseſsion of J.M.W. Turner. f I / 3 4 / 2 3 / London, Published March 29.1809, by C. Turner, No (o in superscript above . ) 50. Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.
inscribed in pencil l.l.: F18 I of 3
inscribed in pencil l.l.: Falls of the Clyde. (in Harold Wright's hand)
inscribed in pencil l.c.: (ex J.M.W. Turner sale, 1873) (in Harrold Wright's hand)
inscribed in pencil l.r.c.: XXX (in an unidentified hand)
inscribed in pencil on reverse left margin: 7 (?) (in an unidentified hand)
chopmark in image l.r.: JMWT (Lugt 1498: estate sale stamp)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1949
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Gallery location
Not on display