Joseph Mallord William Turner

Tabley House, from the Moat

1808

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 226 x 295 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06847
Turner Bequest CIII 17

Catalogue entry

See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s visit to Tabley in 1808 and commission to paint a pair of pictures of the house and grounds for Sir John Leicester. This view was perhaps considered as an alternative basis for one of Turner’s pictures; see notes to folio 25 (D06846 Turner Bequest CIII 16) and the resulting oil sketch (D06848; Turner Bequest CIII 18).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
July 2010

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