Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Liverpool from Birkenhead

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 59 x 96 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25709
Turner Bequest CCLXV 37 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch of a view across a river to a built-up town may, along with several other sketches in the book, depict Liverpool (see folio 3 verso; D25648). In this case the view is from Birkenhead across the Mersey.

Thomas Ardill
May 2010

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