Joseph Mallord William TurnerNuneham Courtenay: The House and Park Looking towards Oxford c.1789

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Artist
Title
Nuneham Courtenay: The House and Park Looking towards Oxford
From Oxford Sketchbook
Turner Bequest II
Date c.1789
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 160 x 249 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00030
Turner Bequest II 16
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Nuneham Courtenay: The House and Park Looking towards Oxford c.1789
D00030
Turner Bequest II 16
Pencil on white laid paper, 160 x 249 mm
Inscribed by Turner ‘Tuscan | Ionic’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘16’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘II 16’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing continues a little way across folio 15 verso (D40740).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; slight colour trials at bottom right.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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