Joseph Mallord William Turner

Virginia Water, with the Chinese Fishing Temple Beyond

c.1827

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 120 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D22121
Turner Bequest CCXXXVIII 75 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a very slight continuation of the lakeside foreground shown in the main part of the composition on folio 78 recto opposite (D22122; CCXXXVIII 76).
For other views around Virginia Water, see under folio 73 verso (D22113; Turner Bequest CCXXXVIII 71a).

Matthew Imms
August 2013

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