Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Lydford Gorge

1814

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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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
D09512
Turner Bequest CXXXII 30

Catalogue entry

This is probably a view of the River Lyd in the deep, wooded Lydford Gorge, south of the village of the same name. For other views around Lydford, see under folio 28 recto (D09510), where the upper end of the gorge is shown.
Technical notes:
A stain at the top left matches that on the opposite page (verso of D09511; CXXXII 29).
Verso:
Blank

Matthew Imms
June 2014

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