Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Water Mill among Rocks

c.1809–13

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 181 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10317
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 73

Catalogue entry

Now bound as the verso of the blank folio 66, with the image inverted. For a drawing of a water wheel see folio 65 verso (D10302; Turner Bequest CXXXVII 62a). The location of this mill is unidentified but it more probably in Devon or Cumbria than Sussex.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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