Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Watermill at Llandowror, Carmarthenshire

1795

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 264 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00592
Turner Bequest XXVI 38

Catalogue entry

Llandowror is a small village on the road from St Clears to Pembroke. The ruins of its mill were until recently (2000) visible under a dense covering of ivy; they appear since to have been demolished. A monochrome study based on this sketch is Tate D00687 (Turner Bequest XXVIII B).
Technical notes:
The sheet is slightly discoloured.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by ?John Ruskin in pencil ‘2’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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