Joseph Mallord William TurnerPont-y-Glyn, near Ty-Nant, Seen from Below 1808

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Artist
Title
Pont-y-Glyn, near Ty-Nant, Seen from Below
From Tabley No.2 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CIV
Date 1808
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 162 x 98 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06875
Turner Bequest CIV 13
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Pont-y-Glyn, near Ty-Nant, Seen from Below 1808
D06875
Turner Bequest CIV 13
Pencil on white laid paper, 162 x 98 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘13’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in black ‘CIV 13’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s trip into North Wales from Tabley in 1808, see Introduction to the sketchbook, and for Pont-y-Glyn, notes to folio 11 (D06871; Turner Bequest CIV 10). Here, the bridge is seen from the deep, rocky gorge of the River Ceirw on the Corwen side.
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David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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