© Tate, London 2019 | Licence: CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0 (Unported)
© Tate, London 2019 | Licence: CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0 (Unported)

Radley Hall from the North-West

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From the Collection

Description

The two vanishing points for the sides of the building are just visible (see photograph). However, Turner did not use a full method of perspective to locate these points. In fact, they are at different heights, whereas they should both be on the horizon.
Gallery label, September 2004

Medium: Pen and ink and watercolour on paper
Credit line: 'Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856'

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Image Credit

© Tate, London 2019

From the Watercolour World

Location

Radley College, Oxfordshire, England

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