Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Windmill, Locks and a Bridge, Probably on the Grand Junction Canal at Hanwell c.1808

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Title
A Windmill, Locks and a Bridge, Probably on the Grand Junction Canal at Hanwell
From Windmill and Lock Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXIV
Date c.1808
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 87 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08054
Turner Bequest CXIV 72
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 72 Recto:
A Windmill, Locks and a Bridge, Probably on the Grand Junction Canal at Hanwell circa 1808
D08054
Turner Bequest CXIV 72
Pencil on white wove paper, 87 x 117 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘72’ top left, upside down, and ‘998’ bottom left
Stamped in black ‘CXIV – 72’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a slight continuation, showing a figure beside a canal lock, from the left of the full-page view on folio 71 verso opposite (D08053), under which the subject is discussed.

Matthew Imms
January 2012

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