Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bridgnorth: The Bridge and Gatehouse, Looking across the River

1794

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00228
Turner Bequest XIX 20

Catalogue entry

The number ‘5’ on this drawing corresponds with the name ‘Bridgnorth’ in the list of places inside the front cover (D40750). A watercolour derived from this study was engraved by J. Walker for the Copper-Plate Magazine, 1 August 1795 (untraced).1 For another drawing of the bridge at Bridgnorth see folio 20 recto (D00227; Turner Bequest XIX 19).
1
Wilton 1979, p.311 no.90.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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