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Print - Hakewill's 'A Picturesque Tour of Italy'
  • Hakewill's 'A Picturesque Tour of Italy'
    Hakewill, James, born 1778 - died 1843
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Hakewill's 'A Picturesque Tour of Italy'

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (drawn)
    Britain (engraved)

  • Date:

    1819 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hakewill, James, born 1778 - died 1843 (artist)
    Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
    Byrne, John, born 1786 - died 1847 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Line engraving on copper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Horace Mummery

  • Museum number:

    E.2702-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EL, shelf 121

Physical description

Line engraving on copper, printed on paper, depicting Rome from James Hakewill's 'A Picturesque Tour of Italy'.

Place of Origin

Italy (drawn)
Britain (engraved)

Date

1819 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Hakewill, James, born 1778 - died 1843 (artist)
Turner, Joseph Mallord William, born 1775 - died 1851 (artist)
Byrne, John, born 1786 - died 1847 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Line engraving on copper

Descriptive line

Line engraving by J. Byrne depicting the tomb of Cecilia Metella in Rome, from James Hakewill's 'Picturesque Tour of Italy', with some of Hakewill's drawings finished by J. M. W. Turner. Great Britain, 1819.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Picturesque

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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