South Gate of Sargans

 
Artist
Artist
Creation date
Materials
gray ink washes over pencil on white paper
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 14 3/4 in
Credit line
John Herron Fund
Accession number
13.441
Collection
Not Currently On View

The copies for Dr. Monro were a mutual exercise with Girtin drawing the outlines in pencil and Turner brushing in the effects with gray and blue inks.

To relieve the tedium of copywork, Turner frequently reversed the angle of sunlight, casting into shadow what Cozens had shown in light.

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