Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Tower or Mill and Houses beside a River, with Figures in Small Boats

c.1829–30

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 75 × 129 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D22559
Turner Bequest CCXLII 2

Catalogue entry

With the page turned horizontally, figures are seen in boats on a river, with buildings beyond including what may be a mill with an overhanging top storey. The structure on the right is unclear, but may be a bridge seen in steep perspective. The subject is presumably related to that on folio 1 verso opposite (D22558). The only other rural views identified in this sketchbook show Surrey (see the Introduction).
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Matthew Imms
May 2014

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