Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of a Watermill

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 264 × 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00631
Turner Bequest XXVI 73 v

Catalogue entry

The drawing, which Finberg titled simply ‘A cottage’, perhaps shows the same mill as that on folios 71 recto opposite and 72 recto (Tate D00632, D00633; Turner Bequest XXVI 74, 75).
The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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