Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Rocky Islet with a Ruined Chapel

1791

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 185 x 263 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00080
Turner Bequest VI 7 a

Catalogue entry

See folio 5 recto (D00076). The drawing on this page was the basis for a finished watercolour, Welsh Coast Scene, possibly made on another sheet from this sketchbook (formerly with Messrs Agnews, London).1
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.318 no.171.
Technical notes:
Blue watercolour stains are offset from folio 8 recto (D000781).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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