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Gateway to the Close, Salisbury: PD.38-1948

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Gateway to the Close, Salisbury


Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William




History note: Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Stourhead Sale, Christie's, 30 July 4 and 7 August 1883, in a volume; bt. Rev. J.A. Ellis, vicar of Stourton; H. Arthur Steward; sold Christie's, 28 July 1927, lot 2, bt. Leggatt; P.-C. Manuk and Miss G.M. Coles collection

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Through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 456 mm
Width: 315 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1948) by Manuk, P. C. and Coles, G. M., Miss


1802 - 1805

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Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite with gum arabic on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JMW Turner RA
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Sr R Hoare Bart / Salisbury [?] & Hampton
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.38-1948
Primary reference Number: 13915
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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