Joseph Mallord William Turner

View across Llyn Cwellyn towards Snowdon

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 170 x 266 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01381
Turner Bequest XXXIX 26

Catalogue entry

The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. There is a more elaborate version of this view with some watercolour in the contemporary Hereford Court sketchbook (Tate D01330; Turner Bequest XXXVIII 76). Other sketches of Llyn Cwellyn are on the rectos of folios 27–29 (D01382–D01384) of the present book.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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