Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Ruined Cottage near a Ford, Probably in South Devon

1814

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 90 × 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09647
Turner Bequest CXXXII 136

Catalogue entry

This scene, with what seems to be a ruined cottage and perhaps an abandoned cart on the left, above a shallow river in a wooded valley, is presently unidentified, but probably in south Devon from its context in the sketchbook.

Matthew Imms
June 2014

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