Joseph Mallord William Turner?The Gorge of the River Ceirw 1808

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Artist
Title
?The Gorge of the River Ceirw
From Tabley No.2 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CIV
Date 1808
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 98 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06886
Turner Bequest CIV 24
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 25 Recto:
?The Gorge of the River Ceirw 1808
D06886
Turner Bequest CIV 24
Pencil on white laid paper, 98 x 162 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘24’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CIV 24’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s excursion into North Wales from Tabley in 1808. This might be the gorge of the River Ceirw near Glyn Diffwys; see note to folio 11 (D06871; Turner Bequest CIV 10).
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David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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