Joseph Mallord William Turner Wooded River, with Two Men on the Bank c.1809–13

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Wooded River, with Two Men on the Bank
From Vale of Heathfield Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXXVII
Date c.1809–13
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 181 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10318
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 74
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Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. The wooded river is unidentified, but the scenery looks more like the West Country or perhaps Cumbria than Sussex.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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