Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Church and Churchyard near a River or Lake, with an Extensive Landscape Beyond ?1796-7

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Title
A Church and Churchyard near a River or Lake, with an Extensive Landscape Beyond
Date ?1796-7
MediumGraphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensionssupport: 336 x 219 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00671
Turner Bequest XXVII J
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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Church and Churchyard near a River or Lake, with an Extensive Landscape Beyond ?1796–7
D00671
Turner Bequest XXVII J
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 336 x 219 mm
Watermark ‘E & P’
Stamped in black ‘XXVII J’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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