Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fonthill Abbey: Distant View with the River Nadder

1799

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 x 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01688
Turner Bequest XLII 13

Catalogue entry

This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 6 verso opposite (Tate D01687: Turner Bequest XLII 12), under which the subject is discussed.
Technical notes:
John Ruskin’s inscription ‘795’ relates to the extraction of the leaf to display the verso (D01689; Turner Bequest XLII 14).

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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