Joseph Mallord William Turner

Richmond from the South-East

1797

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 210 x 270 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00932
Turner Bequest XXXIV 26

Catalogue entry

The subject is drawn with the page turned horizontally. Turner made two general views of Richmond in North Yorkshire on this tour: the present drawing, and one in the Tweed and Lakes sketchbook (Tate D01012; Turner Bequest XXXV 9). The viewpoint here is on the opposite side of the River Swale.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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