Joseph Mallord William Turner
?Askham Bridge 1809

Artwork details

Artist
Title
?Askham Bridge
From Lowther Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXIII
Date 1809
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 83 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07936
Turner Bequest CXIII 53 a
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Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folio 54 (D07937). This might be the bridge over the River Lowther between the park of Lowther Castle and the village of Askham. The building on the slope at left could be the Lowther chapel. For Askham Hall see folio 35 verso (D07906).

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

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