Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Hilly West Country Landscape

1811

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08724
Turner Bequest CXXIII 197

Catalogue entry

There appear to be few specific elements to enable a specific identification of this scene of low West Country hills. There are trees on the right and possibly more on the horizon to the left, where there may also be buildings. A plume of smoke seems to be indicated at that point.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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