Joseph Mallord William TurnerDistant View of Walton Bridges 1805

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Artist
Title
Distant View of Walton Bridges
Date 1805
MediumPen and ink on paper
Dimensionssupport: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05552
Turner Bequest XC 40
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 40 Recto:
Distant View of Walton Bridges 1805
D05552
Turner Bequest XC 40
Pen and ink on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘40’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XC 40’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Hill compares this view with a double-page spread in the contemporary Wey, Guildford sketchbook (Tate D06204–D06205; Turner Bequest XCVIII 17a–18).

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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