Joseph Mallord William Turner

Kew Palace and Bridge

1805

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05502
Turner Bequest XC 9

Catalogue entry

As Hill points out, this is a view from a point further downstream than the sketch on folio 8 verso of the sketchbook (D05501). The same trees and rustic bridge as shown here on the left also appear on folio 9 verso (D05503). There is some relationship to the landscape setting of The Thames at Weybridge (Tate T03872; displayed at Petworth House)1 but engraved as Isis for the Liber Studiorum.

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

1
Butlin and Joll 1984, p.126 no.204 (pl.201).

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