Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Ruined Building on a Hill

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 × 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01512
Turner Bequest XL 29

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this very slight and apparently interrupted sketch may show the same hill and ruin as are recorded on folios 54 verso–55 recto (D01550–D01551; Turner Bequest XL 52a–53).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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