Joseph Mallord William Turner

The River Calder, Cattle Grazing; Whalley Bridge and Abbey in Distance

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: 226 × 295 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06838
Turner Bequest CIII 9

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s visit to Whalley in 1808 and his drawings of the bridge over the River Calder and the ruins of Whalley Abbey, see Introduction to the sketchbook.
Verso:
Blank. Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘963’.

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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