Chain of Alps from Grenoble to Chamberis / drawn & etched by J.M.W. Turner Esqr. R.A. P.P. ; engraved by W. Say engraver to the Prince Regent and H.R.H. & Duke of Gloucester.

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William Say
1768-1834
London : Published May 23 1812, by JMW Turner Queen Ann Street West, [1812
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2591
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London : Published May 23. 1812, by J.M.W. Turner Queen Ann Street West, [1812
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Given to Gordon N. Ray by Helen Sutherland; from the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Inscribed "49 ii/iv" in pencil at lower right.
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Open initial "M" above the image; title in open capitals below the image.
Plate 49 issued in part X of J.M.W. Turner's Liber studiorum.
Printed in red-brown ink.
The second state, with the left hand stroke and center stroke of a capital A in left lower margin in corner of plate. Cf. Finberg.

Summary: 

A wide, cultivated plain, with a straight road running across it and mountains in the distance curving round to the right; in the foreground is a plateau with a vineyard and several figures; rays of light striking downwards onto the plain.

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