Joseph Mallord William Turner?Pope's Villa at Twickenham, Cattle in Foreground c.1807

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Artist
Title
?Pope's Villa at Twickenham, Cattle in Foreground
From River Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCVI
Date c.1807
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 92 x 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06018
Turner Bequest XCVI 47
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 47 Recto:
?Pope’s Villa at Twickenham, Cattle in Foreground circa 1807
D06018
Turner Bequest XCVI 47
Pencil on white laid paper, 92 x 163 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘47’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVI 47’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The building in the middle distance, with twin bays, is probably Alexander Pope’s villa, for which see folio 45 (D06015).

David Blayney Brown
October 2006

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