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Landscape With Walton Bridges by 
																	Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner

( British, 1775 - 1851 )

Landscape With Walton Bridges

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

34.45 in. (87.50 cm.) (height) by 46.46 in. (118.00 cm.) (width)

Exhibited:

London, Thomas Agnew & Sons,. An Exhibition on Behalf of the Artists' General Benevolent Institution , November-December 1913, no. 15;. New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Gainsborough and Turner , 14-31 January 1914, no. 38; . New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Exhibition of paintings; collection of J.P. Morgan, for the benefit of the Citizens Committee for the Army and Navy , 23 November - 11 December 1943, no. 39; . London, Thomas Agnew & Sons, The Heroic Age , June-August 1984, no. 58

Literature:

G. Rawlinson,. Turner's 'Liber Studiorum' ,. London 1878, pp. 32-33, no. 13 (for the etching 'the Bridge in the Middle Distance or The Sun Between Trees');. Sir W. Armstrong, Turner , London 1902, p. 223 (as Italy , c. 1840-45), reproduced opp. p. 174; . H. Ward and W. Roberts, Pictures in the Collection of J. Pierpont Morgan at Prince's Gate and Dover House , London 1907, n.p., reproduced (as Italy: Bridge in the Middle Distance ); . B. Falk, Turner the Painter: His Hidden Life , London 1938, p. 237; . M. Kitson, 'Un nouveau Turner au Musée du Louvre', in La Revue du Louvre , no. 4-5, Paris 1969, pp. 254-55; . M. Butlin and A. Wilton (eds), Turner: 1775-1851 , exh. cat., London 1974, p. 67; . M. Butlin and E. Joll, The Paintings of J. M. W. Turner , 2 vols, London 1977, text vol., p. 269, no. 511; plates vol., reproduced in colour pl. 497; . H. Preston, London and the Thames: Paintings of Three Centuries , exh. cat., London 1977, discussed under catalogue entry no. 45; . A. Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Art and Life , New York 1979, p. 294, no. P511; . E. Shanes, 'Recent Books', in Turner Studies , vol. I, no. 1, 1981, p. 46; . M. Butlin, 'Turner's late unfinished oils: Some new evidence for their late date', in Turner Studies , vol. I, no. 2, 1981, pp. 43-45; . A. Butlin and E. Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner , Revised Edition , 2 vols, London 1984, text vol., pp. 299 and 301, no. 511; plates vol., reproduced in colour pl. 513; . E. Shanes, 'The true subject of a major late painting by J.M.W. Turner identified', The Burlington Magazine , vol. CXXVI, no. 974, May 1984, p. 287 n. 12; . E. Shanes, 'Liber Studiorum, oils based on', in E. Joll, M. Butlin and L. Hermann, The Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner , Oxford 2001, p. 170

Provenance:

Sophia Caroline Booth (1798-1875), the artist's landlady and companion in later life;. By whom given to her son, Daniel John Pound ( d . 1894); . His sale, London, Christie's, 25 March 1865, lot 195, to Agnew; . With Thomas Agnew & Sons, London; . By whom sold to John Mountjoy Smith (1805-1869); . Bought back from his executors by Agnew in 1870; . With Thomas Agnew & Sons, London; . By whom sold, in 1871, to John Graham (1797-1886), Skelmorlie Castle, Ayrshire; . His sale, London, Christie's, 30 April 1887, lot 90, for 1,100 guineas to Agnew; . With Thomas Agnew & Sons, London; . By whom sold, in May 1887, to Junius Spencer Morgan (1813-1890); . By descent to his son, John Pierpont Morgan Sr. (1837-1913); . By descent to his son, John Pierpont Morgan Jr. (1867-1943); . By descent to his son, Henry Sturgis Morgan (1900-1982); . His sale ('Property from the Estate of Henry S. Morgan'), Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, New York, 28 October 1982, lot 1

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