Joseph Mallord William Turner
A Watermill ?1797

Artwork details

Artist
Title
A Watermill
Date ?1797
Medium Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 238 x 173 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00870
Turner Bequest XXXII N
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Catalogue entry

For comment on Turner’s interest in watermills in the middle years of the 1790s see the introductory note to the Isle of Wight sketchbook (Tate; Turner Bequest XXIV).
Technical notes:
Recent conservation has removed the works former buff card mount.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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