Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Wide Valley Surrounded by Mountains, with Cottages in the Foreground

1798

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 170 x 266 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01386
Turner Bequest XXXIX 31

Catalogue entry

This summary sketch possibly shows the valley of the Dwyrfai, north-west of Llyn Cwellyn (see the rectos of folios 26–29; D01381–D01384), with the mass of Moel Eilio on the right; in which case, the distant hill is Moel Tryfan.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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