Joseph Mallord William Turner A Valley among Wooded Hill, with ?a Tower in the Distance, Perhaps the Torridge Valley in North Devon 1814

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Artist
Title
A Valley among Wooded Hill, with ?a Tower in the Distance, Perhaps the Torridge Valley in North Devon
From Devon Rivers, No.1 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXXII
Date 1814
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 90 x 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09544
Turner Bequest CXXXII 60
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Catalogue entry

Finberg tentatively suggested that the River Torridge is shown here;1 although there is no clear sign of a river as such, the sketch may show the Torridge Valley, which meanders through north Devon to Bideford; see under folio 79 recto (D09564).
1
Finberg 1909, I, p.373.
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Matthew Imms
June 2014

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