Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Broad River with a Town or Village beside It and Distant Hills, Seen from a Height

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 × 164 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02793
Turner Bequest LIV 107

Catalogue entry

Finberg coupled the unidentified subject with the inverted sketch of Rievaulx on folio 106 verso opposite (D02792),1 but this is an independent drawing.
1
See Finberg 1909, I, p.139.
Technical notes:
The leaf was not washed with the mauve-pink ground of the remainder of the book; other exceptions are folios 1, 4 and 106 (D02614, D02619–D02620, D02791–D02792).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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