Joseph Mallord William Turner

Skylines, Possibly in the Thames Valley, with Figures

c.1819

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 87 x 119 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D13781
Turner Bequest CLXIX 19

Catalogue entry

The two upper studies of distant horizons continue to the left across folio 18 verso opposite (D13780). A third, similar study occupies the lower third of the present page alone. There are studies of figures at the corresponding point on the opposite page; see the entry for the latter for the possible Thames Valley topography of the sketches.
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Matthew Imms
September 2013

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