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Turner drew a view of the gateway from the other side in the Smaller South Wales sketchbook (Tate D00466; Turner Bequest XXV 5). A finished watercolour of this subject is in the collection of the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight.1 Note the figure of an artist drawing in the right foreground, with other figures grouped nearby.
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.314 no.134, reproduced.
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘801 |
176 Inv’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.