Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hills and Town

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30699
Turner Bequest CCCIV 36 a

Catalogue entry

This rough sketch shows a ridge of hills with a town at centre. Trees and shrubs are marked out cursorily in the foreground. The location is most likely Germany, possibly somewhere on the Rivers Rhine or Main.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

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