Joseph Mallord William Turner

A River Scene

1805

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 150 × 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05572
Turner Bequest XC 52

Catalogue entry

As in folio 51 (D05571), an unidentified riverbank, presumably of the Thames; but here the foreground might show lock gates, so perhaps on the Grand Union Canal near its entrance at Brentford.

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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