Joseph Mallord William TurnerStream, with Steep Banks and a Water Wheel c.1809-16

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Artist
Title
Stream, with Steep Banks and a Water Wheel
From Vale of Heathfield Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXXVII
Date c.1809-16
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 181 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10302
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 62 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 65 Verso:
Stream, with Steep Banks and a Water Wheel circa 1809–16
D10302
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 62a
Pencil on white wove paper, 181 x 228 mm
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. The location of this wheel (Sussex; Devon; Cumbria?) is unidentified, as is whether it serves a mill or a forge. See also folio 66 verso of the sketchbook (D10317; Turner Bequest CXXXVII 73).

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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