Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Group of Timber-Frame Cottages

1792

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 215 x 271 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00181
Turner Bequest XVII F

Catalogue entry

The buildings shown are presumably in the vicinity of Ysgyryd Fawr; see the other side of this sheet (D40039), and Tate D00143–D00145 (Turner Bequest XII N–P). They may also relate to the architectural background of the Don Quixote drawings (see Tate D00189; Turner Bequest XVII N).
Technical notes:
There are adventitious smears of blue colour affecting the composition. The drawing is currently mounted as the verso.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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