Joseph Mallord William Turner
Goring: A Distant View from the North 1805

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Goring: A Distant View from the North
Date 1805
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 259 x 365 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05923
Turner Bequest XCV 19
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Catalogue entry

This was a right-hand page from the sketchbook. For Turner’s views of Goring from the book see also Tate D05921; Turner Bequest XCV 17. The present drawing is a distant view, downstream towards St Thomas’ Church (seen more closely in D05921) framed in Goring Gap. Trees rise from the river bank and grass grows at its edge on the left.
Verso:
Blank.

David Blayney Brown
February 2009

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