First proof of W. Richardson's engraving after Turner's drawing, illustrating a distant view of Rouen, from Sir Walter Scott's "Tales of a Grandfather", ca. 1836. The drawing is in the City Art Gallery, Manchester.
Rouen - Distant View
Engraving, with pencil corrections and notations by Turner
Overall: 6 1/4 × 8 1/4 in. (15.9 × 21 cm)
Gift of Mr. Kenneth A. Lohf.
Kenneth A. Lohf, New York
Inscribed by the artist as follows: along upper edge, "There are too many forms like these thro all the Plate"; at right, "Stone Bridge / Bridge of Boats / Town lighter / the Bridges"; along lower edge, "Wash (?) along the sky and Town which gives the appearance of stopped out lights / They must be all round on left (?) hand (?) (some into ...[illegible] houses others into Trees) all...[illegible] / ...[illegible] grey markings (?) on the sky softened down (?)... / NB they must (?)...[illegible] the Plate".