Joseph Mallord William Turner

Wells: Penniless Porch and Bishop’s Eye Gateways from the Market Place

1795

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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
D00553
Turner Bequest XXVI 1

Catalogue entry

The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. Finberg suggests ‘Gold’ for ‘Giles’ in Turner’s note of a local business.1
1
Finberg 1914, p.95.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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