Joseph Mallord William Turner

Llangollen: The Bridge with the Town Beyond

1794

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00219
Turner Bequest XIX 13

Catalogue entry

Turner was to make several views of scenes near Llangollen, including a small drawing (Tate D00333; Turner Bequest XXI G) showing part of the bridge with buildings nearby, but in a different composition. See also Tate D00336, D00337 and D36581–D36583 (Turner Bequest XXI I, J, CCCLXXVII 11, 12, 13).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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