Joseph Mallord William Turner

Willows by a River, a Ruined Building in the Distance to the Left: ?Ankerwycke Priory

1805

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 182 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06328
Turner Bequest XCVIII 121 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued to the right on folio 122 (D06329). Hill’s suggestion of Ankerwycke is convincing as the site, near Wraysbury, is close to Windsor of which Turner – if working backwards through the sketchbook – completed a series of views on folios 122 verso–123 (D06330–D06331).

David Blayney Brown
July 2008

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