Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Church and Churchyard near a River or Lake, with an Extensive Landscape Beyond

?1796–7

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Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 336 x 219 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00671
Turner Bequest XXVII J

Catalogue entry

J.P. Heseltine suggested1 that this is a view at Gadshill, Kent. Compare the view of Great Malvern Churchyard (Newport Museum and Art Gallery)2 and a small card of a similar subject in a private collection.
1
MS note in Finberg’s copy of Finberg 1909, Tate catalogue files.
2
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.325 no.233.
Verso:
Blank; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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