Joseph Mallord William Turner

A River with Wooded Banks

1794

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 × 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00221
Turner Bequest XIX 15

Catalogue entry

Finberg conjectured that this is a view on the River Derwent near Matlock; compare folio 18 verso (D00225; Turner Bequest XIX 17a). It may alternatively show a stretch of the Dee near Llangollen.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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