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Chain of Alps from Grenoble to Chamberi
1812
from Liber Studiorum, part X, 23 May 1812

Medium
etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink
Measurements
17.8 × 26.2 cm (image) 20.8 × 29.1 cm (plate) 29.1 × 43.0 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Rawlinson 49 i/iv; Finberg 49 i/iv
Edition
1st of 4 states
Inscription
printed in ink u.c.: M
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn & Etched by I.M.W. Turner Esqr (r in superscript above . ) R.A.P.P.
printed in ink l.r.: Engraved by W. Say Engraver to the Prince Regent & H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester
printed in ink l.c.: CHAIN OF ALPS from Grenoble to Chamberi / Publiſhed May 23. 1812, by I.M.W. Turner Queen Ann Street West.
chopmark in image l.r.: JMWT (Lugt 1498: estate sale stamp)
inscribed in pencil l.l.: F49 I of 4 (ex J.M.W. Turner sale, 1873) (in Harold Wright’s hand)
inscribed in pencil l.c.: Note white mark half-way up plate at left. This may be an Engraver's proof. (This may be an Engraver's proof underlined) / apparently worked over in later impressions (in Harold Wright’s hand)
inscribed in pencil l.r.c.: 49
inscribed in pencil on mount l.r.: as fine as B.M. impression / H.W. (in Ursula Hoff’s hand)
Accession Number
2182B-4
Departments
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