Joseph Mallord William Turner

Town at the Foot of Mountains

1820

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 × 98 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16680
Turner Bequest CXCII 19 c

Catalogue entry

This page has been partially torn out but Turner has used the remaining fragment for a rough sketch of a town or village at the foot of some mountains. The location has not been identified although it is likely to depict a view within Savoy. The sheet has been made whole with the addition of modern paper.

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

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