Joseph Mallord William Turner

View from a Hillside across Valleys towards a Range of Mountains

1798

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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
D41256

Catalogue entry

Finberg called this sketch, made with the page turned horizontally, a ‘Distant view of Snowdon range’,1 which may be correct, but the indication of mountains is faint and difficult to decipher.
1
Finberg 1909, I, p.90.
Technical notes:
There is what may be a modern pencil mark at the bottom left.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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