Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Bridge over a River, with Buildings on Each Bank and a Cliff Beyond ?1797

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Title
A Bridge over a River, with Buildings on Each Bank and a Cliff Beyond
Date ?1797
MediumWatercolour on paper
Dimensionssupport: 232 x 330 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00848
Turner Bequest XXXI F
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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Bridge over a River, with Buildings on Each Bank and a Cliff Beyond ?1797
D00848
Turner Bequest XXXI F
Pencil and grey wash on white wove paper, laid down on another sheet, 232 x 330 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXXI F’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The verso is D40338.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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