Joseph Mallord William Turner

Landscape Sketches

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19690
Turner Bequest CCXVI 71

Catalogue entry

Employing the most cursory of line, here Turner jots the profile of various landscapes across the page. Two spires can be seen in the upper register, while the serpentine lines towards the bottom suggest a river.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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