Joseph Mallord William Turner Guildford High Street, Looking Towards St Catherine’s Hill 1807

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Guildford High Street, Looking Towards St Catherine’s Hill
From Spithead Sketchbook
Turner Bequest C
Date 1807
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 118 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06572
Turner Bequest C 47 a
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Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. The subject is certainly Guildford. The roofline of the buildings on the left extends slightly on folio 53 of the sketchbook (D06573; Turner Bequest C 48).

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

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