Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Wooded River Bank c.1807

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Title
A Wooded River Bank
From River Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCVI
Date c.1807
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 92 x 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05980
Turner Bequest XCVI 19
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
A Wooded River Bank circa 1807
D05980
Turner Bequest XCVI 19
Pencil on white laid paper, 92 x 163 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Corn’ lower right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘19’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVI 19’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The bank presumably belongs to the Thames, perhaps near Twickenham or Hammersmith.
See also folio 18 of the sketchbook (D05979).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
October 2006

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