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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 90 x 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09639
Turner Bequest CXXXII 132

Catalogue entry

Finberg confidently identified this as a Dartmoor view,1 perhaps on account of the more readily identifiable subjects in the area on nearby pages such as folio 134 verso (D09644). There seems to be a river valley between wooded hills, seen through a perfunctory screen of trees in the foreground, but the setting might well be on the fringes of Dartmoor; for other definite or likely views, see under folio 8 recto (D09489).

Matthew Imms
June 2014

1
Finberg 1909, I, p.375.

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