Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Malmesbury from the North

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01478
Turner Bequest XL 9 a

Catalogue entry

The view is continued on folio 10 recto opposite (D01479). Compare the more detailed view of Malmesbury from the north, taken from slightly closer to the town, in the contemporary Hereford Court sketchbook (Tate D01250; Turner Bequest XXXVIII 1).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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