Joseph Mallord William Turner

View of Nuneham Courtenay from the Thames, with a Barge in the Foreground

c.1789

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 160 x 249 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00022
Turner Bequest II 10

Catalogue entry

See folio 6 recto (D00016). Compare the finished watercolour of the same view (Tate D00002; Turner Bequest I B), dated 1787, and see the introductory note to this sketchbook. There are pin- or divider-holes along the top and bottom edges of the sheet, from the squaring on folio 11 recto (D00023); see also folio 12 recto (D00024).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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