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Martin Butlin, Mollie Luther and Ian Warrell, Turner at Petworth: Painter and Patron, London 1989, p.30.
David Blayney Brown, Oil Sketches from Nature: Turner and his Contemporaries, Tate Gallery, London 1991, p.51 reproduced.
Evelyn Joll, ‘Tabley, Cheshire, the Seat of Sir J.F. Leicester, Bart.: Calm Morning’, in Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin and Luke Herrmann eds., The Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner, Oxford 2001, p.326.
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