Joseph Mallord William Turner

From Thorp Arch Manor Mill, Looking Down the River Wharfe to Thorp Arch

c.1816–18

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 117 x 180 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D11979
Turner Bequest CLII 5

Catalogue entry

Turner records the view from Thorp Arch Manor Mill, looking downstream to Thorp Arch Bridge. The second of two sketches of Thorp Arch, for notes on which, and some possible occasion for Turner’s visit, see the preceding D11978; Turner Bequest CLII 4. The building beyond the bridge is a large Georgian terrace above the Spa, which is still standing.
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David Hill
September 2008

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