Turner did not make a study of the house from this precise viewpoint, but the drawing is evidently based on information derived from the many details that he noted in the Oxford
sketchbook (Tate D00021
; Turner Bequest II 9, 14, etc.). See Tate D00049
(Turner Bequest III D).
Turner’s washline border has been cut down at the top and bottom.
Laid down on a modern sheet, stamped with Turner Bequest monogram.
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