David Charles ReadRyde, Isle of Wight ?1843 or 1844

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Artist
David Charles Read (1790‑1851)
Title
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Date ?1843 or 1844
MediumEtching on paper
Dimensionsimage: 86 x 251 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Stephen Somerville 1977
Reference
T02251
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Catalogue entry

T02251 RYDE, ISLE OF WIGHT ?1843 or 1844

Etching, 3 3/8 × 9 7/8 (8.6 × 25.2), on paper 3 5/8 × 10 (9.2 × 25.5); plate-mark 3 3/8 × 9 7/8 (8.6 × 25.2)
Presented by Stephen Somerville 1977
Prov: as for T02249.
Lit: Raphael W. Read, MS catalogue (215): see T.2249, under Lit.

Listed by Raphael Read among the last etchings produced by his father in ‘ 1841–2–3–4 ’, but not included in the album of his etchings presented by D. C. Read to the British Museum in 1842; it was presumably made some time between that presentation and 1844, when Read gave up etching.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1976-8: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1979

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