Joseph Mallord William TurnerScene on the River Cleddau, at Hook, between Pembroke and Haverfordwest 1795

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Artist
Title
Scene on the River Cleddau, at Hook, between Pembroke and Haverfordwest
From South Wales Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXVI
Date 1795
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00580
Turner Bequest XXVI 27
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 28 Recto:
Scene on the River Cleddau, at Hook, between Pembroke and Haverfordwest 1795
D00580
Turner Bequest XXVI 27
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 203 x 264 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Hook Pembrokeshire’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXVI 27’ bottom left, descending vertically
Hook is situated on the Western Cleddau, north of Milford Haven, between Pembroke and Haverfordwest.
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Technical notes:
The sheet is discoloured, badly damaged at the corners, and stained and spotted; three corners have been made up.
Verso:
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘740’; in another hand in pencil ‘Hook, Pembrokeshire’; and, in a further hand ‘27’, ‘54’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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