Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Buttermere Lake from the Village

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 274 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01030
Turner Bequest XXXV 28

Catalogue entry

The identification of the view, drawn with the page turned horizontally, was made by the mountaineer and art historian Peter Bicknell;1 it is confirmed by Turner scholar David Hill.
1
Oral communication.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram, inscribed by Finberg in pencil ‘141.28’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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