Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Bend of the River Wye beneath Wooded Cliffs 1795

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Artist
Title
A Bend of the River Wye beneath Wooded Cliffs
From South Wales Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXVI
Date 1795
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00612
Turner Bequest XXVI 58
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 56 Recto:
A Bend of the River Wye beneath Wooded Cliffs 1795
D00612
Turner Bequest XXVI 58
Pencil on white wove paper, 203 x 264 mm
Inscribed by A.J. Finberg in red ink ‘58’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXVI 58’ bottom left, descending vertically
There are further views along the Wye, presumably between Goodrich and Monmouth, on folios 57 recto and 59 recto (D00613, D00615; Turner Bequest XXVI 59, 61).
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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