Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ruins by a River

1808

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07223
Turner Bequest CVI 73 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. Finberg’s suggestion seems unlikely, but the sketch is not otherwise identified. See note to folio 75 verso (D07221; Turner Bequest CVI 72a), probably showing the same building.

David Blayney Brown
July 2010

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