Joseph Mallord William Turner

A View, ?France

1820

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 94 x 115 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16883
Turner Bequest CXCIII 102 a

Catalogue entry

This loose rough sketch appears to depict a lake or a bay surrounded by hills. The location is unidentified, although it is likely to relate to Turner’s return journey from Italy through France in January 1820

Nicola Moorby
March 2011

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