After Joseph Mallord William TurnerFish Market, Rotterdam 1834

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After Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775‑1851)
Fish Market, Rotterdam
Date 1834
MediumLine engraving on paper
Dimensionsimage: 106 x 148 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1988
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Catalogue entry

[from] The Gallery of Modern British Artists pub.1834–6 [T05149-T05151; complete]

Three line-engravings, various states, comprising both subjects; different papers and sizes
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1988
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery

The Gallery of Modern British Artists was published in two volumes by the London publishers Simpkin and Marshall and T.W Stevens, apparently in conjunction with Charles Tilt. There is some confusion over the exact date of the publication; the copy in the British Library, issued as one volume, has the date 1834 on the spine and on the title-page, although 1836 is inscribed on the title-page vignette and in the publication line below the frontispiece vignette. Although Rawlinson ascribes the date 1834–6 to the publication in the list at the front of his catalogue, the date 1834–56 appears in his text; this must surely be a mistake… (read more)

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