Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Valley with Woods and Hills Beyond, Probably in North Devon

1814

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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
D09579
Turner Bequest CXXXII 91

Catalogue entry

The subject, a broad valley dotted with trees, with woods and steep slopes beyond, is presently unidentified, but probably in north Devon from its context in the sketchbook. There appear to be elements in common with the scene on the verso of this leaf (D09580).

Matthew Imms
June 2014

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