Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sunset on a River, and a Man, Standing

1807

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06565
Turner Bequest C 41 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. Other river views in this sketchbook are likely to be on the Wey near Guildford. This could also be a view of the Thames near Twickenham. There is a separate sketch of a man, in country clothes, at upper right.

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

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