Turner drew Wakefield Bridge with its chantry in his North of England sketchbook (Tate D00915; Turner Bequest XXXIV 10); this is an enlargement of the principal outlines of that view, presumably made in preparation for the finished watercolour that Turner developed from his sketch (British Museum, London).1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.326 no.241, reproduced.
There are several vertical creases.
Blank; some slight paint smears; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.
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