Joseph Mallord William Turner

Exmouth from the Exe Estuary

1811

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08494
Turner Bequest CXXIII 66

Catalogue entry

The Exmouth side of the Exe Estuary is seen to the east from the neighbourhood of Cockwood on the western shore. Neighbouring views run from folio 66 verso (D08489; CXXIII 63a) to the verso of the present leaf (D08495).
Technical notes:
There is extensive offsetting from the ink inscription on folio 68 verso opposite (D08493; CXXIII 65a).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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