Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Skiddaw from Keswick

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 74 × 94 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25574
Turner Bequest CCLXIV 26 a

Catalogue entry

This double page sketch of a mountain may be Skiddaw as seen from Keswick. Lake Bassenthwaite appears at the top left with Binsey standing against the horizon in the distance. Most of Skiddaw is shown on folio 27 (D25575) where this sketch continues.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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