Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of Riverside Towns

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: 118 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30640
Turner Bequest CCCIV 5 a

Catalogue entry

These rough sketches show aspects of unidentified riverside towns in the Netherlands or Germany. Two of the views are inscribed ‘Kidlerswade’ and ‘Wesher’. ‘Wesher’ is shown again on Tate D30646; Turner Bequest CCCIV 8a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2015

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