Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Town with a Square Church Tower and Bridge

1798

In Tate Britain

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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
D01523
Turner Bequest XL 35 a

Catalogue entry

This may be a view of Llandovery on the River Tywi. The subject is continued on folio 38 recto opposite (D01524; Turner Bequest XL 36). Another drawing of Llandovery Castle is on folios 59 verso–58 recto (D01560–D01561; Turner Bequest XL 57a–58); see also the contemporary Hereford Court sketchbook (Tate D01266; Turner Bequest XXXVIII 16).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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