Joseph Mallord William Turner

A West Country Church between Hills, ?with a Bay Beyond

1811

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08560
Turner Bequest CXXIII 101

Catalogue entry

The subject is unidentified, but the hilly scenery suggests South Devon, with a church tower and what may be another building a little to its left only summarily indicated. The distance is indistinct, but appears to indicate a coastline on the horizon across a bay.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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