Joseph Mallord William Turner

A River in a Wooded Valley, Probably the Dart near Totnes

1814

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 × 178 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09725
Turner Bequest CXXXIII 47 a

Catalogue entry

Although there appear to be no prominent landmarks, the setting is similar to that of the wooded Dart valley approaching Totnes on folio 48 recto opposite (D09726), under which local views are noted, and the present sketch is likely to have been made nearby.

Matthew Imms
July 2014

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