Joseph Mallord William Turner

Prospect of Hills; Gatetower

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 100 x 159 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30371
Turner Bequest CCCI 39 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has dashed off a sketch of hills, most likely located in northern Bohemia around the border with Saxony (see Tate D30370; Turner Bequest CCCI 39). With the sketchbook turned upright he has also rendered a jotting of a gate tower.

Alice Rylance-Watson
September 2015

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