Joseph Mallord William Turner

Blenheim Park, with the Palace beyond the Grand Bridge; Subsidiary Views at Blenheim

1830

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 120 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D21986
Turner Bequest CCXXXVIII 7

Catalogue entry

The rapidly sketched trees on the left continue from the main part of the view on folio 6 verso opposite (D21985). At the outer edge of the page, turned vertically, Turner made two slight subsidiary sketches divided by pencil lines, including a view of the palace on the skyline above the bridge.
For other views of Blenheim, see under folio 2 verso (D21978).
Verso:
Blank

Matthew Imms
August 2013

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