Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Mount Edgcumbe from Firestone Bay

1813

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 95 × 157 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09237
Turner Bequest CXXXI 20

Catalogue entry

This fragmentary study of wooded slopes, made with the page turned horizontally, appears to show Mount Edgcumbe, looking south-west from Firestone Bay across Plymouth Sound. The subjects as far as folio 127 recto (D09358) are all identified or presumed sites within a few miles in and around Plymouth, suggesting a series of fairly short excursions.
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Matthew Imms
April 2014

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