Joseph Mallord William Turner

Giggleswick, with Ingleborough in the Distance

1808

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 226 × 295 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06834
Turner Bequest CIII 5

Catalogue entry

As now bound in the sketchbook, the subject appears inverted.
For Turner’s visit to the Ribble Valley in 1808 see Introduction to the sketchbook. From Giggleswick the view is north-west towards Ingleborough. See also note to folio 6 (D06830; Turner Bequest CIII 1) for other subjects in the area.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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