Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Five-Arched Bridge over a River in a Broad Valley with a Mountain Beyond

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 266 x 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01362
Turner Bequest XXXIX 7

Catalogue entry

Finberg suggested that the view, drawn with the page turned horizontally, is ‘Probably the Vale of Ffestiniog, from near Tan y Bwlch’,1 but revised this opinion later as ‘Probably not’.2
1
Finberg 1909, I, p.90.
2
A.J. Finberg, undated MS note to interleaved copy of Finberg 1909, Tate Britain Prints and Drawings Room, I, p.90.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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