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Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British

Dartmoor: The Source of the Tamar and the Torridge

ca. 1813
Watercolor, gouache, graphite and scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 7 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches (20 x 32.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
donkey | genre subject | kilns | landscape | river | smoke | washing | women
Associated Places:
Dartmoor | Devon | England | Europe | Tamar | Torridge | United Kingdom
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 32, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, p. 57, fig. 64, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 95, no. 147, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 350, No. 443, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 32, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

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