Joseph Mallord William TurnerDistant View of Oxford from North Hinksey c.1789

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Artist
Title
Distant View of Oxford from North Hinksey
From Oxford Sketchbook
Turner Bequest II
Date c.1789
MediumGraphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensionssupport: 160 x 249 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00017
Turner Bequest II 7
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Recto:
Distant View of Oxford from North Hinksey c.1789
D00017
Turner Bequest II 7
Pencil on white laid paper, 160 x 249 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘7’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘II 7’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing is continued on folio 6 verso (D40739). It is the study on which a finished watercolour (Tate D00046; Turner Bequest III A) is based.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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