Extraordinary set of four maritime / seascape engravings after the artistic genius Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851), also referred to as "painter of light". Inscriptions on the pages read as follows:
All four are inscribed J.M.W. TURNER R.A. PINXT on the lower left below the images. Each engraving is entitled and engraved by the names that follow:
THE SUN RISING IN A MIST J.C. ARMYTAGE SCULPT
THE SHIPWRECK W. MILLER SCULPT
FISHING BOATS. A COAST SCENE. J. COUSEN, SCULPT
SNOW-STORM. R. BRANDARD. SCULPT.
Below are the full names and dates of birth and death of each of the engravers: James Charles Armytage (1802–1897) William MILLER (1796–1882) John COUSEN (1804–1880) Robert BRANDARD (1805–1862)
In very good used condition, all come matted and framed in simple, modern, dark grey metal frames and are ready to display. Snowstorm and The Shipwreck come with a lengthy printed description on the back. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frames: 16" by 13 1/4" by 7/8"; Mat Opening: 11 7/8" by 9" approximately.
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