Joseph Mallord William Turner?The River Thames from Windsor Castle Terrace 1809

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Artist
Title
?The River Thames from Windsor Castle Terrace
From Lowther Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXIII
Date 1809
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 83 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07899
Turner Bequest CXIII 30
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 30 Recto:
?The River Thames from Windsor Castle Terrace 1809
D07899
Turner Bequest CXIII 30
Pencil on white wove paper, 83 x 114 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘...from Windsor Park | Smoke at distance’ top left
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXIII 30’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued on folio 29 verso (D07898), this sketch seems to form a panorama from the North Terrace at Windsor Castle, looking west.

David Blayney Brown
July 2009

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