Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Wooded River Landscape, Possibly on the Thames

c.1819

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 87 × 119 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D13789
Turner Bequest CLXIX 25 a

Catalogue entry

The view of the Thames Valley westwards from Richmond Hill on folios 17 verso–18 recto (D13778, D13779) appears to be inscribed ‘Windsor’, hence Finberg’s suggestion of the locality of the present sketch, which may well show the River Thames. The study, inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, continues on folio 26 recto opposite (D13790).

Matthew Imms
September 2013

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