Joseph Mallord William TurnerThe Thames at Kew with Kew Bridge 1805

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Artist
Title
The Thames at Kew with Kew Bridge
Date 1805
MediumPen and ink on paper
Dimensionssupport: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05498
Turner Bequest XC 6 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Verso:
The Thames at Kew with Kew Bridge 1805
D05498
Turner Bequest XC 6a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Although very slight and difficult to make out, this is perhaps a sketch of a view similar to those on folios 7, 8 verso, 9, 9 verso and 11 of the sketchbook (D05499, D05501, D05502, D05503, D05505), depicting Kew Palace and Bridge.

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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