Joseph Mallord William Turner

Benson, from the South-West near the Entrance to the Lock, looking over the Weirs to St Helen’s Church

1805

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 259 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05918
Turner Bequest XCV 14

Catalogue entry

This was a right-hand page from the sketchbook. For another probable view of Benson and its church from near the weirs from the sketchbook see Tate D05917; Turner Bequest XCV 13.
There are smudges of green watercolour near the right margin.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
February 2009

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