Joseph Mallord William TurnerNewport, Isle of Wight: The Church and Market Place 1795

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Artist
Title
Newport, Isle of Wight: The Church and Market Place
From Isle of Wight Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXIV
Date 1795
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 264 x 204 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00457
Turner Bequest XXIV 48
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 50 Recto:
Newport, Isle of Wight: The Church and Market Place 1795
D00457
Turner Bequest XXIV 48
Pencil on white wove paper, 264 x 204 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Newport Church’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘48’ bottom right (now very faint)
Stamped in black ‘XXIV 48’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the study on which the watercolour on folio 49 verso opposite (D00456; Turner Bequest XXIV 47a) is based.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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