Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Corwen-Betws-y-Coed Road near Glyn Diffwys

1808

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 98 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06873
Turner Bequest CIV 11 v

Catalogue entry

Not noticed or numbered by Finberg, this is an extension of the subject on folio 13 of the sketchbook (D06874; Turner Bequest CIV 12). For Turner’s trip into North Wales from Tabley in 1808, see Introduction to the sketchbook, and for drawings in the book of this zig-zagging stretch of toll road, notes to folio 11 (D06871; Turner Bequest CIV 10).

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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