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Basle, plate 5 from Liber Studiorum

A work made of etching and engraving in brown on ivory paper.
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  • A work made of etching and engraving in brown on ivory paper.


published 1807


Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775-1851)
Engraved by Charles Turner (English, 1773-1857)

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Joseph Mallord William Turner


Basle, plate 5 from Liber Studiorum


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1807


Etching and engraving in brown on ivory paper


Image: 18.4 × 26 cm (7 1/4 × 10 1/4 in.); Plate: 20.9 × 28.4 cm (8 1/4 × 11 3/16 in.); Sheet: 29 × 43.1 cm (11 7/16 × 17 in.)

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The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection

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