Joseph Mallord William Turner

Looking South-West along Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park

1797

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 274 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01043
Turner Bequest XXXV 41

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this is one of a series of studies made along the western shore of Ullswater; see also the rectos of folios 51–54, 56 and 57 (D01039–D01042, D01044, D01045; Turner Bequest XXXV 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43).
According to Turner scholar David Hill, folio 27 recto (D01080; Turner Bequest XXXV 78), which he identifies as a study of Aira Force, should be placed after the present leaf.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by A.J. Finberg in pencil ‘141.41’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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