Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Bridge over the Ogwen, with Glyder Fach and Mynydd Perffedd

1799

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 79 x 130 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02124
Turner Bequest XLVI 86

Catalogue entry

Made with the page turned horizontally, this appears to be a note of the outline of mountains seen from the top of Nant Ffrancon, with the Glyder Fawr at the left and Mynydd Perfedd to the right. A separate outline sketch above indicates the continuation of the view to the left, including Carnedd Dafydd.
Verso:
Blank; washed with a very pale grey ground.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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