After Joseph Mallord William Turner Whitehaven, Cumberland 1837

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Whitehaven, Cumberland
Date 1837
Medium Line engraving on paper
Dimensions Image: 168 x 249 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1988
Reference
T05103
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Catalogue entry

[from] Picturesque Views in England and Wales pub.1827–38 [T04503-T04612; T05081-T05104; T05873; complete]

Twenty-four line-engravings, by various engravers and in various states, comprising twenty-four subjects out of a total of ninety-six (see also T04503-T04612 above); various papers and sizes; some annotated in pencil with initials of unidentified collector ‘FHB’
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1988
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery (earlier provenance given in individual entries where known)
Lit: As for T04503-T04612

For the publishing history of this series, see under T04503-T04612.


T05103 Whitehaven, Cumberland engr. W.R. Smith, pub.1837

Line-engraving 168 × 249 (6 5/8 × 9 13/16) on India paper laid on wove paper 439 × 596 (17 5/16 × 23 1/2); plate-mark 256 × 330 (10 1/16 × 13)
Engraved inscriptions: ‘Drawn by J.M.W. Turner RA’ below image b.l., ‘Engraved by W R Smith.’ below image b.r.; Turner studio blind stamp
Prov: As for T05083
Lit: Rawlinson 1 1908, no.299, first published state

Published in part XXIII, no.3. Original watercolour: private collection, USA, on loan to Boston Museum of Fine Arts (Shanes 1979, no.81, repr. in col.; Wilton 1979, no.875).

Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996

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