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1889 Wood Engraving Turner Chateau Damboise France River Loire Bridge Boat XAZ9

1889 Wood Engraving Turner Chateau Damboise France River Loire Bridge Boat XAZ9

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This is an original 1889 black and white in-text wood engraving of the Château d'Amboise which is located in Amboise, France. It was built above the River Loire.

The artwork in this print was originally created by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) who was a Romantic landscape painter, watercolorist, and printmaker. He was born in England and is known as "the painter of light." Many consider his artwork to be the preface to the art movement known as Impressionism.

CONDITION

This 122+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. Minor print defect - top. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso. Please note that there are a few small dark spots in the margins of this piece.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 4 inches; 14 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Turner, Joseph Mallord William. There is no visible artist signature.

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851)

Joseph Turner was British artist who become renowned for his landscape painting. A true master, he brought landscapes into a realm of painting previously under-appreciated. Proficient in both oil and watercolor, he blended Romanticism with a style of painting similar to Impressionism, although pre-dating it. Although he never married, he did carry on a relationship with an older widow for many years. Unfortunately, despite the vibrance and chromatic appearance of many of his pieces, he did suffer from depression after the death of his father in 1829.

Keywords specific to this image: Romanticism, Castle

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