Joseph Mallord William Turner

?View Looking up the Estuary of the Mawddach

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 229 × 332 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01291
Turner Bequest XXXVIII 39

Catalogue entry

The exact location of this view has not been determined. The drawing seems to have been made from a point close to Barmouth, looking east towards Cader Idris.
Technical notes:
There are some paint smears, possibly from folio 36 recto (D01278; Turner Bequest XXXVIII 27).
Verso:
Blank; a few paint smears; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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