Joseph Mallord William Turner
A Group of Gabled Timber-Frame Buildings 1794

Artwork details

Artist
Title
A Group of Gabled Timber-Frame Buildings
From Matlock Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XIX
Date 1794
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 181 x 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00224
Turner Bequest XIX 17
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Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned vertically, this is related to the watercolour of Wrexham in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (1923–1900).1

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
Not in Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979; see James Hamilton, Turner’s Britain, exhibition catalogue, Gas Hall, Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery 2003, pl.23 (colour).

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