Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Rainbow over Richmond Bridge c.1815-18

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Artist
Title
A Rainbow over Richmond Bridge
From Hints River Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXLI
Date c.1815-18
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 88 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10617
Turner Bequest CXLI 19
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
A Rainbow over Richmond Bridge circa 1815–18
D10617
Turner Bequest CXLI 19
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 114 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Light’ within image
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘19’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CXLI 19’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folio18 verso (D10616), for which see catalogue note.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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