Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Low Hill or Woods beside a Lake or River

c.1828–40

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 307 × 489 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25191
Turner Bequest CCLXIII 69

Catalogue entry

Finberg thought this a coastal view,1 but the stillness of the wide expanse of water perhaps suggests a wide river or lake. For similar scenes within the present section, see Tate D25182, D25230, D25233, D25300, D25303, D25363, D25495, D25498 (Turner Bequest CCLXIII 60, 108, 111, 178, 181, 241, 372, 375a).
1
See Finberg 1909, II, p.819.
Verso:
Blank; laid down.

Matthew Imms
December 2015

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