Joseph Mallord William Turner

The River Washburn, Looking Upstream to Lindley Bridge and Hall

c.1816–18

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 117 x 180 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D11984
Turner Bequest CLII 9 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch revisits a subject Turner had sketched in 1808 (Tate D12121; Turner Bequest CLIV W) and shortly afterwards developed into a finished watercolour made for Walter Fawkes, Valley of the Washburn and Lindley Bridge (private collection).1

David Hill
September 2008

1
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.372 no 625, exh. Agnew’s, London, 1991, no.62, where dated c.1818.

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