Joseph Mallord William Turner

Clouds above ?Snowdon

1799

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 79 x 130 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02122
Turner Bequest XLVI 84 a

Catalogue entry

The mountain silhouette recorded here with the page turned horizontally seems to be that of Snowdon from the south or south-east.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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