Joseph Mallord William Turner

Beggar’s Island in the St Germans or Lynher River, with Wearde Quay Beyond

1814

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 x 178 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09705
Turner Bequest CXXXIII 30 a

Catalogue entry

Looking north to Wearde Quay from or near the south bank of the St Germans or Lynher River, the low form of Beggar’s Island is prominent in the foreground. Compare the view on folios 28 recto and 35 recto (D09701, D09710).
For other views on and around the St Germans/Lynher, see under folio 27 verso (D09700).

Matthew Imms
July 2014

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