Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant Mountains; Figures

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 100 x 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28432
Turner Bequest CCXC 41 a

Catalogue entry

With loose, summary line Turner has rendered a mountain landscape in the Moselle Valley and above it, swift jottings of locals and women washing.

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

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