Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Views on the Meuse from Mid-Stream

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19604
Turner Bequest CCXVI 27

Catalogue entry

These are three swiftly rendered views of the Meuse valley from mid-stream; Turner has made note of the local crop of ‘corn’ in the upper and lowermost sketches.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2014

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