Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Waterfall among Rocks

1794

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 276 x 218 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00338
Turner Bequest XXI K

Catalogue entry

A study of gabled buildings in the lower left portion of the sheet has been erased. The waterfall is most likely a North Welsh subject and so to be placed with the drawings of the 1794 tour; but as Finberg noticed, both this sheet and Tate D00337 (Turner Bequest XXI J), could possibly have been drawn in South Wales in 1795;1 see the Smaller South Wales and South Wales sketchbooks (Tate; Turner Bequest XXV, XXVI).
1
Finberg 1909, I, p.33.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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