Joseph Mallord William Turner

View of Matlock, Derbyshire

1794

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 216 x 279 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00341
Turner Bequest XXI N

Catalogue entry

This and the sheet originally attached to it may have acted as covers to a sketchbook. Compare the subject with the view of Matlock published in Samuel Middiman’s Select Views in Great Britain (engraving dated 1789).
Technical notes:
The sheet is torn and stained with dirt and oil, and laid down on thin buff paper; it was originally attached to a similar sheet, not drawn on.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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