Joseph Mallord William TurnerA West Country Church on a Hill above a Village and Watermill 1811

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Artist
Title
A West Country Church on a Hill above a Village and Watermill
From Devonshire Coast, No.1 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXIII
Date 1811
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08778
Turner Bequest CXXIII 232 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 235 Verso:
A West Country Church on a Hill above a Village and Watermill 1811
D08778
Turner Bequest CXXIII 232a
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 75 x 117 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Despite its relatively detailed treatment, the subject of this West Country sketch remains unidentified.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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