Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hereford: The Wye Bridge

1795

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00601
Turner Bequest XXVI 47

Catalogue entry

The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. A copy is in the Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Technical notes:
Approximately 30 mm has been trimmed off the inside edge of this leaf towards the gutter (above the subject), reducing it from the usual dimensions of 203 x 264 mm for the other leaves in this sketchbook. It has been tipped onto a broad stub to bring its outer edge in line with the others.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by ?John Ruskin in pencil ‘13’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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