Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hampton Court, Herefordshire: The North Front

1795

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00607
Turner Bequest XXVI 53

Catalogue entry

This is the basis for two watercolours, now in the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester1 and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven;2 the subject is mentioned among the ‘Order’d Drawings’ towards the beginning of this sketchbook (D40557). There are further drawings made at Hampton Court on folios 48 recto, 49 recto, 50 recto and 51 recto (D00603–D00606; Turner Bequest XXVI 49, 50, 51, 52).
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
1
Wilton 1979, p.319 no.183, reproduced.
2
Ibid., p.323 under no.215
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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