Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Church and Churchyard near a River or Lake, with an Extensive Landscape Beyond

?1796–7

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 336 × 219 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00671
Turner Bequest XXVII J

Catalogue entry

J.P. Heseltine suggested1 that this is a view at Gadshill, Kent. Compare the view of Great Malvern Churchyard (Newport Museum and Art Gallery)2 and a small card of a similar subject in a private collection.
1
MS note in Finberg’s copy of Finberg 1909, Tate catalogue files.
2
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.325 no.233.
Verso:
Blank; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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