Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Kiln, with Fields under Snow

1796–7

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 93 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01181
Turner Bequest XXXVII 64

Catalogue entry

The kiln is possibly that shown in a study drawing (Tate D00849; Turner Bequest XXXI G), which is annotated ‘Lewisham’. See the snow scenes on folio 32 recto opposite (D01182; Turner Bequest XXXVII 65) and folios 33 verso–34 recto (D01185–D01186; Turner Bequest XXXVII 68–69).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

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