Joseph Mallord William Turner

Buildings and Trees

1799

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 79 × 130 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02108
Turner Bequest XLVI 75

Catalogue entry

The pen line above the main subject is difficult to elucidate; it does not seem to relate directly to the drawing below. It may be an accidental mark, or alternatively is the outline of a mountain or of a slate-heap.
Verso:
Blank; washed with a grey ground

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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