Joseph Mallord William Turner

Great Torrington and the Torridge Valley with Taddiport Bridge

1814

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 90 x 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09571
Turner Bequest CXXXII 84

Catalogue entry

The view is to the west from the steep slopes of the Common on the south side of Great Torrington, with the bridge on the River Torridge at Taddiport below to the left.
There is a similar view on folio 83 verso opposite (D09570). For other views of the town on adjacent pages, see under folio 80 recto (D09566).
Verso:
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Matthew Imms
June 2014

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