Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Tabley: Bridge to the Old Hall

1808

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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
D06987
Turner Bequest CV 4

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s visit to Tabley in 1808, see Introduction to the sketchbook. Following two rapid sketches of St Peter’s Chapel alongside the Old Hall on folios 2 and 3 (D06985, D06986) this equally hurried sketch might be identified as the bridge leading to the island in the Moat on which the buildings stood.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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