Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of Town

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19687
Turner Bequest CCXVI 69 a

Catalogue entry

This cursory sketch shows a township with a waterwheel at left. The drawing is too slight to identify, though it is likely that Turner pictures the same town as is depicted on the opposite folio (Tate D19688; Turner Bequest CCXVI 70).

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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