Joseph Mallord William Turner

A River or Lake with Trees and Buildings against a Sunset Sky

1796–7

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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
D01139
Turner Bequest XXXVII 22

Catalogue entry

The scene is presumably on the River Thames, perhaps near Twickenham or Richmond; it continues across folio 12 recto opposite (D01140; Turner Bequest XXXVII 23).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

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