Joseph Mallord William Turner

?The Lyd Valley and Brent Tor near Lydford

1814

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 90 x 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09507
Turner Bequest CXXXII 25

Catalogue entry

The view on folio 24 recto (D09506) is also inscribed ‘Lyd’, and the present sketch may be a more detailed version from the same viewpoint or nearby, with the Brent Tor outcrop on the horizon. For other definite or likely Dartmoor views, see under folio 8 recto (D09489).
Technical notes:
There is a small hole towards the top right of the sheet.
Verso:
Blank

Matthew Imms
June 2014

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