Joseph Mallord William Turner

Richmond Hill; The River Thames and Petersham Meadows from Nightingale Lane

c.1816–19

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 155 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10542
Turner Bequest CXL 67

Catalogue entry

Finberg’s ‘lake’ is the River Thames, seen on the right, with the Petersham meadows to its left. There is a faint indication of a wall on the left, perhaps that of The Wick, for which see folios 86 verso and 87of this sketchbook (D10565, D10566; Turner Bequest CXL 78a, 79), indicating that the view was taken from the top of Nightingale Lane.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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