Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches from a Moving Carriage

1824

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19722
Turner Bequest CCXVI 87

Catalogue entry

Here Turner records a river valley with boats in the uppermost sketch and a town in the central view. The artist likely took these drawings on his journey from Luxembourg to Trier by diligence.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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