Joseph Mallord William Turner

Below Winchelsea; Sheep Crossing a Wooden Bridge

c.1806–10

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 153 x 216 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05721
Turner Bequest XCII 3

Catalogue entry

This bridge is probably across a stream in the meadows below Winchelsea, in Rye Marsh or Pett Level. A detail of this bridge is on folio 2 verso of the sketchbook (D05720).
Verso:
Blank save for traces of grey wash.

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

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