Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cloud Study; Bridge; Figures and Boat; Buildings ?in Northern France

1824

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19582
Turner Bequest CCXVI 16

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has recorded small cloud and sky studies, similar to those on the folio opposite (Tate D19581; Turner Bequest CCXVI 15a), as well as swift sketches of a bridge, a ‘barque’, two figures, and a ‘Soldier fishing’ before some buildings on the coast.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2014

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