The Straw Yard. 1808. Published by Charles Turner, 20 February, 1808. Etching and mezzotint. Finberg 7.ii/iv. Series: Liber Studiorum. Image: 7 1/4 x 10; plate: 8 1/8 x 11 3/8; sheet: 11 1/4 x 17. Drawn, etched and engraved by J.M.W Turner. Engraved (mezzotinted) by C. Turner (Charles Turner. 1773-1857). A fine impression printed in black/brown ink, on cream wove paper with full margins. Signed with the artists' names in the plate. $650.
It is one of fourteen published Liber subjects in Turner's 'Pastoral' category as denoted by the letter 'P' above the image.
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