Peat Bog, Scotland. J M. W. Turner, British.
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Peat Bog, Scotland

1812. Mezzotint with etching, text including artist, engraver, title and date in plate above and below image, inscribed “Mary Constance Clarke”, annotated “first state” and “4 guineas, very scarce” in an unknown hand in pencil verso, 18 x 26cm (image). Repaired slight paper loss to image upper right, discolouration to margins, trimmed plate mark.

Text includes “Drawn and etched by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. RA. Engraved by G. Clint. Published April 23, 1812, J.M.W. Turner, Queen Ann Street, West.” From the print series Liber Studiorum. The original watercolour of this image is held in the Tate. This print was most likely owned by Victorian art writer, Mary Constance Clarke, who had works by Turner bequeathed to her by a mutual friend, Charles Stokes. Ref: Tate; Women in the Victorian Art World by Clarissa Campbell Orr, 1982.

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Item #CL168-141

Price (AUD): $1,950.00  Other currencies

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