Joseph Mallord William Turner

Blenheim Park, with the Palace beyond the Grand Bridge

1830

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 120 × 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D21985
Turner Bequest CCXXXVIII 6 a

Catalogue entry

The outline of Blenheim Palace is seen to the south across Queen Pool with the Grand Bridge below, south-west of Turner’s viewpoint. There is a rapid continuation of trees in the foreground on folio 7 recto opposite (D21986), where additional sketches in the park appear.
For other views of Blenheim, see under folio 2 verso (D21978).

Matthew Imms
August 2013

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