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Kirkby Lonsdale Churchyard, Westmorland by 
																	Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner

( British, 1775 - 1851 )

Kirkby Lonsdale Churchyard, Westmorland

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Materials:

Watercolor over pencil, heightened with bodycolor and with scratching out

Measurements:

11.50 in. (29.20 cm.) (height) by 16.61 in. (42.20 cm.) (width)

Exhibited:

London, Burlington House, . Exhibition of Deceased Masters of the British School; including a collection of Water-Colour Drawings by Joseph M.W. Turner, R.A., 1887, no. 54;. London, Royal Academy / Tate Gallery, . Turner 1775-1851, 1974-5, no. 180;. York, City of York Art Gallery, . Turner in Yorkshire, 1980, no. 122;. Burnley, Towneley Hall Art Gallery, . Turner and Dr Whitaker, 1982, nos. 63 / 64;. London, Royal Academy, . Turner: The Great Watercolours, 2000-2001, no. 33

Literature:

J. Ruskin, . Modern Painters, I (1843; . Works, III, pp. 421, 587-7); . Modern Painters, IV (1856; . Works, VI, pp. 26, 381); . Sesame and Lilies (1864; . Works, XVIII, p. 98); . Fors Clavigera (1875; . Works, XXVIII, p. 299); . The Storm Cloud of the Nineteenth Century (11 March 1884; . Works, XXXIV p. 45); Letters (. Works, XXXVII, p. 476, 478);. W. Thornbury, . The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., London. 1862, vol. I, pp. 236, 253;. Sir W. Armstrong, . Turner, London 1902, p. 260;. W.G. Rawlinson, . The Engraved Work of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., London. 1908, vol. I, no. 186;. A. Wilton, . The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p. 366, no. 578;. D. Hill,. In Turner's Footsteps. Through the hills and dales of Northern England, London 1984, pp. 92-4, 108, pl. 19;. J. Gage, . J.M.W. Turner: 'A Wonderful Range of Mind', Yale. 1987, pp. 83-4, fig. 113;. E. Shanes,. Turner's England 1810-38, London. 1990, p. 95, no. 70. Engraved: . by Charles Heath for Whitaker's, History of Richmondshire, 1821

Provenance:

Commissioned by Longman & Co., 1818;. Cosmo Orme (1780-1859),. his sale, London, Christie's, 7 March 1884, lot 43, bt. Agnew's,. with Agnew's, London;. Humphrey Roberts (1819-1907),. his sale, London, Christie's, 23 May 1908, lot 286, bt. Agnew's,. with Agnew's, London;. Sir Donald Currie (1825-1909),. by family descent until;. sale, London, Bonhams, 25 January 2012, lot 12

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