Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Classical River or Harbour

1805

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05512
Turner Bequest XC 16

Catalogue entry

This is a similar composition to that on folio 15 of this sketchbook (D05511), with the addition of a bridge and fortifications. It is probably a classical fantasia on scenery at Richmond, including Richmond Bridge and various buildings on Richmond Hill.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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