Joseph Mallord William Turner

A House by the River: ?Strawberry Hill

1805

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 143 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05858
Turner Bequest XCIV 8 a

Catalogue entry

Hill’s suggestion of Strawberry Hill, Horace Walpole’s house by the Thames at Twickenham, is plausible but unconfimed. He further suggests that this sketch continues to the right on folio 9 of the sketchbook (D05859), possibly depicting riverside buildings at Twickenham.

David Blayney Brown
December 2007

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