Joseph Mallord William Turner

?The River Dee near Corwen or Llangollen; Bridge to the Left

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 × 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06958
Turner Bequest CIV 75 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. See Introduction for Turner’s travels in North Wales in 1808, and his fondness for fishing. Although the identification given is tentative, this sketch might depict the River Dee near Corwen or Llangollen.

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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