Joseph Mallord William Turner

View on the Wye; a Boat Carrying Cattle in the Foreground

1795

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00615
Turner Bequest XXVI 61

Catalogue entry

The location of this cattle ferry is probably near New Weir, where there are high sheer cliffs, as glimpsed at the extreme right of this drawing. See folio 57 recto (D00613; Turner Bequest D00613) for another view at New Weir.
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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