Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Lydford Gorge

1814

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 90 x 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09516
Turner Bequest CXXXII 34

Catalogue entry

This is probably a view in the deep, wooded Lydford Gorge, south of the village of the same name. For other views around Lydford, see under folio 28 recto (D09510), where the upper end of the gorge is shown. There is a slight continuation of the present drawing on folio 33 verso opposite (D40823).
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Matthew Imms
June 2014

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