Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin

A View on the River Inn

c.1794–8

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Artists
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
None
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36495
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIV 17

Catalogue entry

The subject is taken from a drawing by John Robert Cozens (1752–1797) in Beckford Sketchbook I, p.4, titled ‘Upon the River Inn in the Tirol’ and dated ‘June 5 [1782]’ (Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, D1975.4.4).1
1
Bell and Girtin 1935, p.51 under no.197; Charles Nugent, British Watercolours in the Whitworth Art Gallery, the University of Manchester: A Summary Catalogue of Drawings and Watercolours by Artists Born before 1880, London and Manchester 2003, p.89.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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