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Hospenthal, Fall of St. Gothard, sunset: 587

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Hospenthal, Fall of St. Gothard, sunset


Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William



Measurements and weight

Height: 227 mm
Width: 286 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1861) by Ruskin, John


Circa 1841 - 1843

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Materials used in production

Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, pen and grey ink over graphite, with scratching out on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Hospital Nr. St. Gothard / No. 5. X 014 (in Turner's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 587
Primary reference Number: 14025
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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