After Thomas GirtinYork Minster on the River Foss, engraved by T. Lupton published 1824

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Artist
After Thomas Girtin (1775‑1802)
Title
York Minster on the River Foss, engraved by T. Lupton
Date published 1824
MediumMezzotint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 147 x 229 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1987
Reference
T04869
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Catalogue entry

[from] The Rivers of England (‘River Scenery’) pub.1823–7 [T04868-T04871; complete]

Four mezzotints, all proofs before letters, various papers and sizes, from a series of twenty-one plates after J.M.W. Turner (see T04790-T04819, T04917), Thomas Girtin and William Collins (see T04867)
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery
Lit: Jonathan Mayne, Thomas Girtin 1775–1802, 1949; Thomas Girtin and David Loshak, The Art of Thomas Girtin, 1954; see also under After Turner T 04790–04819 and After Collins T04867

The history of this series, and a list of the engravers involved, is given in the introduction to After Turner T04790-T04819 below. Another view after Girtin for this series, of Durham on the River Wear, was advertised in the second part of the series as in preparation, but was never published… (read more)

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