Joseph Mallord William Turner

Gravesend, with St George’s Church

c.1805–9

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06429
Turner Bequest XCIX 42 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. For a similar view, identified by Turner as Gravesend, see folio 47 verso (D06431; Turner Bequest XCIX 43a). The recto of the present leaf (D06428; Turner Bequest XCIX 42) may include part of a river extending to Gravesend.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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