After Joseph Mallord William TurnerPendennis Castle and Entrance of Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall 1817

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After Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775‑1851)
Pendennis Castle and Entrance of Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall
Date 1817
MediumLine engraving on paper
Dimensionsimage: 158 x 238 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1986
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Catalogue entry

[from] Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast of England pub.1814–26 [T04370-T04427; complete]

Fifty-eight etchings and line-engravings, by various engravers and in various states, some touched with pencil, white chalk or brown ink, comprising thirty-five subjects out of a total of forty by Turner for this series; various papers and sizes; some annotated in pencil with names of collectors
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery (earlier provenance given in individual entries where known)
Lit: A.J. Finberg, Turner's ‘Southern Coast’, 1929; Eric Shanes, Turner's Rivers, Harbours and Coasts, 1981; Andrew Wilton, Turner in his Time, 1987; Eric Shanes, Turner's England 1810–38, 1990

Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast of England was planned and produced by the engraver William Bernard Cooke (1778–1855). A pupil of William Angus, in about 1810 Cooke set up business as a publisher of prints and illustrated books, working in close collaboration with his brother and fellow-engraver George Cooke (1781–1834)… (read more)

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