Joseph Mallord William Turner

Scene on the River Cleddau, at Hook, between Pembroke and Haverfordwest

1795

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00580
Turner Bequest XXVI 27

Catalogue entry

Hook is situated on the Western Cleddau, north of Milford Haven, between Pembroke and Haverfordwest.
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Technical notes:
The sheet is discoloured, badly damaged at the corners, and stained and spotted; three corners have been made up.
Verso:
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘740’; in another hand in pencil ‘Hook, Pembrokeshire’; and, in a further hand ‘27’, ‘54’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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