Joseph Mallord William Turner

?The White Lady Waterfall, Lydford Gorge

1814

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 152 x 90 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09517
Turner Bequest CXXXII 35

Catalogue entry

Given the adjacent Lydford subjects, this appears to be the Lydford Gorge’s most famous feature, the 100 foot (30 metre) White Lady Waterfall,1 in the deep woods south-west of the village. For other views around Lydford, see under folio 28 recto (D09510).

Matthew Imms
June 2014

1
See ‘Lydford Gorge’, National Trust, accessed 3 November 2011, http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-lydfordgorge.

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