Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats on the Thames, ?Richmond Bridge

1805

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 143 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05863
Turner Bequest XCIV 11 a

Catalogue entry

A very slight sketch. Hill’s suggestion that Richmond Bridge is discernible in the middle distance is convincing as it certainly appears in the sketch facing on folio 12 (D05864).

David Blayney Brown
December 2007

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