Joseph Mallord William TurnerWadhurst, with the Church of St Peter and St Paul c.1810-16

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Artist
Title
Wadhurst, with the Church of St Peter and St Paul
From Vale of Heathfield Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXXVII
Date c.1810-16
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 181 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10291
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 56 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 59 Verso:
Wadhurst, with the Church of St Peter and St Paul circa 1810–16
D10291
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 56a
Pencil on white wove paper, 181 x 228 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Wadhurst’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. Turner would have passed through Wadhurst en route to East Sussex in 1810 and 1815/16.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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