Joseph Mallord William Turner

Town, with Distant Hills

1819

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D15948
Turner Bequest CLXXXVI 20

Catalogue entry

The subject of this sketch is currently unidentified but it appears to depict the gateway of a town. On the far left-hand side of the page is a small part of the composition from the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 20 verso (D15947; Turner Bequest CLXXXVI 19c).

Nicola Moorby
July 2010

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