Joseph Mallord William TurnerInterior of a Cottage c.1801

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Artist
Title
Interior of a Cottage
Date c.1801
MediumOil, watercolour and ink on paper
Dimensionssupport: 275 x 385 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05956
Turner Bequest XCV a C
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Turner's first attempt to paint sketches in oil outdoors or before the motif took place around Knockholt in Kent at the turn of the century. His sketches of Knockholt and nearby Chevening Park are usually associated with his visits to his friend W.F.Wells, who had a cottage at Knockholt. They are experimental, generally executed in mixed media, including oil, over sized paper - the preferred surface for outdoor painting during the eighteenth century… (read more)

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