Joseph Mallord William Turner

Temple Bar, Clovelly

1811

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 117 x 75 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41521

Catalogue entry

This slight, rapid sketch of steps up to a doorway inside an archway was not recorded by Finberg in his Turner Bequest Inventory.1 It is a continuation from the full-page drawing on folio 225 recto opposite (D08765; CXXIII 222), under which the subject is discussed.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.352.

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