Joseph Mallord William Turner

Mortham Tower

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 74 × 94 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25538
Turner Bequest CCLXIV 8

Catalogue entry

Continued from folio 7 verso (D25537), this may be a view of Mortham Tower and the River Greta from the south near Greta Bridge. The same view may appear in a sketch at the top of folio 9 (D25540) where a towered building appears next to a serpentine river.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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