Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Avon Gorge near Bristol, Looking towards the Hot Wells and Windsor Terrace, Clifton

c.1813

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 88 x 113 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09896
Turner Bequest CXXXV 5

Catalogue entry

As Finberg notes, the view is the same as that on folios 3 verso–4 recto (D09894, D09895), here somewhat simplified and with trees now shown in the foreground. This is one of five Bristol sketches, concluding on folio 8 recto (D09902); the subject and other views are discussed under D09894.

Matthew Imms
April 2014

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