Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Pass of Aberglaslyn near Pontaberglaslyn

1799

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 225 x 329 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01987
Turner Bequest XLV 47

Catalogue entry

This is one of a small group of worked-up monochrome mountain subjects in this book, all apparently made in North Wales, and probably in the pass of Aberglaslyn; see folios 7 verso (D01920) and 51 recto (D01990; Turner Bequest XLV 50).
Technical notes:
The leaf is discoloured from exposure.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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