Joseph Mallord William Turner

Richmond Bridge from the Twickenham Bank of the Thames

1805

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Medium
None
Dimensions
Support: 182 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06207
Turner Bequest XCVIII 19 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook upright, but continued on folio 20 (D06208), this is one of three versions of the same view, identified by Hill. The others, on folios 20 verso–21 and 21 verso–22 (D06209–D06210, D06211–D06212), are taken from progressively further away. Finberg’s ‘distant mountains’ are the slopes leading up to Richmond Park

David Blayney Brown
July 2008

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