After Joseph Mallord William TurnerEdinburgh from St Anthony's Chapel 1834-6

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Artist
After Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775‑1851)
Title
Edinburgh from St Anthony's Chapel
Date 1834-6
MediumLine engraving on paper
Dimensionsimage: 301 x 438 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1986
Reference
T04750
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Catalogue entry

[from] Scott's Prose Works pub.1834–6 [T04727-T04763; T04961-T04994; complete]

Thirty-seven line-engravings, by various engravers and in various states, comprising thirty-six subjects out of a total of forty; various papers and sizes; all except T04742 stamped with Turner studio blind stamp
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery
Lit: Mordechai Omer, Turner and the Poets, exh. cat., Marble Hill House 1975; Gerald Finley, Landscapes of Memory: Turner as Illustrator to Scott, 1980; Turner in Scotland, exh. cat., Aberdeen Art Gallery 1982

Scott's Publisher, Robert Cadell, hoped that his new edition of the Poetical Works (see T04947-T04960, T05134-T05145) would be immediately followed by an edition of the Prose Works, as part of his scheme to republish all Scott's writings in verse and prose… (read more)

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