Joseph Mallord William TurnerBarnard Castle above the County Bridge on the River Tees 1817

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Artist
Title
Barnard Castle above the County Bridge on the River Tees
From Durham, North Shore, Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CLVII
Date 1817
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 116 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D12367
Turner Bequest CLVII 33 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 33 Verso:
Barnard Castle above the County Bridge on the River Tees 1817
D12367
Turner Bequest CLVII 33a
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 185 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a slight continuation of trees from the main view on folio 34 recto opposite (D12368). There is also an isolated upright stroke towards the left, which may have been the beginning of a separate sketch.

Matthew Imms
February 2010

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