Joseph Mallord William TurnerWhitewell: the Inn and St Michael's Church 1809

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Artist
Title
Whitewell: the Inn and St Michael's Church
From Petworth Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CIX
Date 1809
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 229 x 376 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07521
Turner Bequest CIX 9
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Whitewell: the Inn and St Michael’s Church 1809
D07521
Turner Bequest CIX 9
Pencil on white wove paper, 229 x 376 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Whitewell’ bottom right and ‘River’ lower left
Inscribed by ?John Ruskin in red ink ‘9’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CIX 9’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For views of Whitewell from this sketchbook see D07520; Turner Bequest CIX 8a. Here the inn and church are seen from the front, with the River Hodder running behind and to the side of them. A closer view from the same angle is D07522; Turner Bequest CIX 10.
The leaf is torn and holed in places.
Verso:
Blank.

David Blayney Brown
June 2009

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