Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Harewood House from the South

1797

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Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 245 x 410 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02391
Turner Bequest LI X

Catalogue entry

Turner used this drawing as the basis for a finished watercolour of Harewood from the south (private collection).1
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.324 no.220, as untraced.
Technical notes:
There are paint trials at the lower left and lower right corners of the sheet.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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