Joseph Mallord William Turner

Durham, with the Cathedral, Castle, and Elvet Bridge

1797

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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
D01017
Turner Bequest XXXV 14

Catalogue entry

This drawing, made with the page turned horizontally, shows the Elvet Bridge from upstream, with the principal features of the city ranged beyond it; a view of the bridge from downstream is in the contemporary North of England sketchbook (Tate D00937; Turner Bequest XXXIV 31).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram, inscribed by A.J. Finberg in pencil ‘141.14’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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