Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Wooded Landscape with Buildings, Probably in Devon

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
D08504
Turner Bequest CXXIII 71

Catalogue entry

There is a gabled building in the centre beyond the tall trees, and what may be a barn or stacks to the right. Hills seem to be indicated on both sides. The drawing’s position in the sketchbook adjacent to identified Devon scenes suggests that also represents a view in the county. The trees on the verso (D08505) may have stood nearby.
Technical notes:
There is some ink offsetting from the inscription on folio 73 verso opposite (D08503; CXXIII 70a).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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