- After Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
- Line engraving on paper
- Transferred from the British Museum 1988
Not on display
This plate first appeared as the title-vignette to vol.XI of the 'Life and Works' of Byron, to introduce the Alpine setting of 'Manfred'. However, this distant view of the Alps, with Berne in the middle distance, hardly approaches the sublimity and tormented atmosphere of Byron's verse-drama.
Gallery label, May 1992