Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ullswater, Looking South towards the Head of the Lake

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 274 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01041
Turner Bequest XXXV 39

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this view was taken a short distance farther down the lake (that is, to the north) from the last, on folio 52 recto (D01040; Turner Bequest XXXV 38), still close to Stybarrow Crag.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by A.J. Finberg in pencil ‘141.39’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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