J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

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Joseph Mallord William Turner The Vale of Llangollen and Dinas Brân 1794

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Vale of Llangollen and Dinas Brân 1794
D36582
Turner Bequest CCCLXXVII 12
Pencil on white wove paper, 138 x 216 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXVII – 12’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg separated this sheet from the Midland Tour series, believing it to be by Thomas Girtin (1775–1802). See also Tate D00336 and D36581 (Turner Bequest XXI I, CCCLXXVII 11).
The respective drawing styles of Girtin and Turner at this period have been discussed by the present author elsewhere.1
1
See Andrew Wilton, ‘The “Monro School” Question: Some Answers’, Turner Studies, vol.4, no.2, Winter 1984, pp.8–23.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Vale of Llangollen and Dinas Brân 1794 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-vale-of-llangollen-and-dinas-bran-r1141063, accessed 29 May 2022.