Joseph Mallord William TurnerBurton-on-Trent; the Bridge, with a House Beyond 1808

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Artist
Title
Burton-on-Trent; the Bridge, with a House Beyond
From Derbyshire Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CVI
Date 1808
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07149
Turner Bequest CVI 14
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Burton-on-Trent; the Bridge, with a House Beyond 1808
D07149
Turner Bequest CVI 14
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed ?by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘303’ bottom right and ‘14’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CVI 14’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The author is grateful to Eric Shanes for his identification of this subject. Turner was probably on his way north-west towards Dovedale, Knutsford and Tabley at the outset of his summer tour in 1808; see Introduction to the sketchbook.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
July 2010

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