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Stonehenge, no. 3 from Part VII of the series 'Picturesque Views in England and Wales'
Stonehenge, no. 3 from Part VII of the series 'Picturesque Views in England and Wales'
Date:
1829
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching On Chine Colle
Dimensions:
16.4 x 23.5 cm (image)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1995.86.1
Acquisition Date:
1995-09-14
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Stonehenge under storm clouds, lightning striking the monument and killing sheep and a shepherd in the foreground. Proof impression, etched state before engraving, leaves much of the central sky area very light.
After a watercolor by J. M. W. Turner in an English private collection (Wilton 811)