Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Watermill 1795

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Artist
Title
A Watermill
From Isle of Wight Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXIV
Date 1795
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 204 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00407
Turner Bequest XXIV 1
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Recto:
A Watermill 1795
D00407
Turner Bequest XXIV 1
Pencil on white wove paper, 204 x 264 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXIV 1’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg suggested that this subject might be the same mill as that shown on folio 2 recto (D00408), but this seems unlikely. The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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