Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Valley among Wooded Hill, with ?a Tower in the Distance, Perhaps the Torridge Valley in North Devon

1814

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 90 x 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09544
Turner Bequest CXXXII 60

Catalogue entry

Finberg tentatively suggested that the River Torridge is shown here;1 although there is no clear sign of a river as such, the sketch may show the Torridge Valley, which meanders through north Devon to Bideford; see under folio 79 recto (D09564).
1
Finberg 1909, I, p.373.
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Matthew Imms
June 2014

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