Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Broad Landscape with Ploughed Fields in the Foreground

c.1795

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 130 x 205 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00489
Turner Bequest XXV 28

Catalogue entry

Finberg described the subject as ‘Distant town among foliage’. It is not clear that the large white house in the middle distance is part of a town, but a church spire is visible to the left. See also folio 27 recto (D00488).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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