Joseph Mallord William Turner

Mayburgh Henge, Eamont Bridge, Penrith

1831

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 × 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25809
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 25

Catalogue entry

Looking into Mayburgh Henge from the east, with the single stone at the centre of the page and a narrow tree to its left, this sketch continues on folio 24 verso (D25808) where some of the Cumbrian mountains can be seen in the distance.
See folio 26 verso (D25812) for more information and references to further sketches of Mayburgh Henge.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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