Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Rainbow over Richmond Bridge

c.1815–18

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 88 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10614
Turner Bequest CXLI 17 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folio 18 (D10615), this is one of two double-spread studies of a rainbow over Richmond Bridge; the other is on folios 18 verso–19 (D10616–D10617).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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