Joseph Mallord William TurnerBrightling Observatory c.1810-16

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Brightling Observatory
From Vale of Heathfield Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXXVII
Date c.1810-16
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 181 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10255
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 37
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 38 Recto:
Brightling Observatory circa 1810–16
D10255
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 37
Pencil on white wove paper, 181 x 228 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted and continued on folio 37 verso (D10254; Turner Bequest CXXXVII 36a) for which see catalogue entry.
Verso:
Blank, but with faint smudges or offsets of blue watercolour.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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