Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Barden Tower and the Bridge on the River Wharfe

1816

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 179 x 254 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09849
Turner Bequest CXXXIV 52

Catalogue entry

This sketch probably shows the three arches of Barden Bridge on the River Wharfe, with Barden Tower in the trees beyond to the south-west, although it is perhaps too slight to be certain. For other views of the tower, see under folio 15 verso (D09860; Turner Bequest CXXXIV 59a).

Matthew Imms
July 2014

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