Joseph Mallord William TurnerRange of Fells 1809

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Artist
Title
Range of Fells
From Cockermouth Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CX
Date 1809
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 116 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07552
Turner Bequest CX 13 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Verso:
Range of Fells 1809
D07552
Turner Bequest CX 13a
Pencil on white laid paper, 116 x 185 mm
Stamped in black ‘CX 13a’ bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This very slight outline sketch of unidentified scenery is continued on folio 14 of the sketchbook (D07553). Here, vertical lines indicate bursts of sunshine.

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

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