Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Meuse and Hills near Givet

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 101 × 168 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28172
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVIII 3 a

Catalogue entry

With swift, abbreviated line Turner here represents the hills in the Meuse valley near Givet. The sketch is little more than a rough linear profile of the topography and has been left undeveloped.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

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