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Merton College, Oxford, From The Meadows by 
																	Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner

( British, 1775 - 1851 )

Merton College, Oxford, From The Meadows

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Materials:

Watercolor over pencil

Measurements:

9.96 in. (25.30 cm.) (height) by 15.71 in. (39.90 cm.) (width)

Markings:

inscribed in pen and brown ink verso: Merlon [sic] College. Oxford

Exhibited:

London, Agnew's,. Exhibition of water-colour drawings by Turner, Cox, and de Wint , 1924, no. 73;. London, Agnew's,. Centenary Exhibition of water colour drawings by J.M.W. Turner , 1951, no. 16;. London, Agnew's,. 150 th Anniversary Exhibition , 1967, no. 36;. Wakefield, Wakefield Art Galleries and Museums, 1988 (on loan

Literature:

A.J. Finberg,. A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest… , vol. 1, London 1909, pp. 123-4;. A. Wilton,. The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner , Fribourg 1979, p. 346, no. 408

Provenance:

John Edward Taylor (1830-1905);. his executor's sale, London, Christie's, 8 July 1912, lot 105, bt. Agnew's on behalf of John Edward Taylor Allen (1864-1919), John Edward Taylor's nephew;. thence by family descent to the present owner

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