after Joseph Mallord William Turner



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After Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Line engraving on paper
Image: 83 × 143 mm
Purchased 1988

Catalogue entry

[from] Scott's ‘Poetical Works’ pub.1833–4 [T04947-T04960; T05134-T05145; complete]

Twelve line-engravings, by various engravers and in various states, comprising twelve subjects out of a total of twenty-four; various papers and sizes; some stamped with Turner studio blind stamp
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1988
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; Andrew Wilton, Turner in his Time, 1987; John Gage. J.M.W. Turner: 'A Wonderful Range of Mind', 1987

For details of the series see introduction to T04947-T04960. The engravers responsible for the plates in this group were: William Miller (1796–1882), Edward Goodall (1795–1870), Robert Wallis (1794–1878), James Tibbetts Willmore (1800–63) and William John Cooke (1797–1865).

T05134 Carlisle engr. E. Goodall, pub. 1833

Line-engraving 83 × 143 (3 1/4 × 5 5/8) on India paper laid on wove paper 301 × 437 (11 7/8 × 17 3/16); plate-mark 151 × 209 (5 15/16 × 8 1/4)
Engraved inscriptions: ‘J,M,W. Turner, R.A.’ below image b.l., ‘E, Goodall’ below image b.r., ‘Edinburgh; R, Cadell; Moon, Boys & Graves, London,’ below image at bottom centre; Turner studio blind stamp b.r. of image
Prov: Artist's sale, Christie's 25 April 1873 (in 555–98)
Lit: Rawlinson II 1913, no.493, first published state

Published: Vol.I, 1833, ‘Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border’, frontispiece. Original watercolour: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection (Wilton 1979, no.1070).

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

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