Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Corwen-Betws-y-Coed Road near Glyn Diffwys, Looking Towards Pont-y-Glyn

1808

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 98 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06877
Turner Bequest CIV 15

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s trip into North Wales from Tabley in 1808, see Introduction to the sketchbook, and for drawings in the book of this zig-zagging stretch of toll road and Pont-y-Glyn to the side of it, notes to folio 11 (D06871; Turner Bequest CIV 10). Here, Turner is looking back towards the bridge. Similar views follow on folios 17–19 (D06878–D06880; Turner Bequest CIV 16–18).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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