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image of The Junction of the Thames and the Medway Joseph Mallord William Turner (artist)
British, 1775 - 1851
The Junction of the Thames and the Medway, 1807
oil on canvas
overall: 108.8 x 143.7 cm (42 13/16 x 56 9/16 in.) framed: 148 x 180.3 cm (58 1/4 x 71 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.87
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From the Tour: Constable and Turner — British Landscapes of the Early 1800s
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1807Morning Post, 6 May 1807.
1826Carey, William Paulet. Patronage and Progress of the Fine Arts. London, 1826: 115.
1915Roberts, William. Pictures in the Collection of P.A.B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: British and Modern French Schools, Philadelphia, 1915: unpaginated, repro.
1923Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1923: unpaginated, repro.
1931Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931: 190, repro.
1948Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 96, repro.
1952Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 144, color repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 322, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 133.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:368, color repro.
1968Cooke, Hereward Lester. Painting Lessons from the Great Masters. London, 1968: 44, fig. 29.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 120, repro.
1975Brown, David. "Turner, Callcott and Thomas Lister Parker: New Light on Turners' `Junction of the Thames and the Medway' in Washington." The Burlington Magazine 117 (1975): 719-722.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: no. 599, color repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 354, repro.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 413, no. 584, color repro.
1984Butlin, Martin, and Evelyn Joll. The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner. 2 vols. New Haven and London, 1977. (2d rev. ed., 1984): 1:no. 62; 2:pl. 73.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 406, repro.
1986Chapel, Jeannie. "The Turner Collector: Joseph Gillott, 1799-1872." Turner Studies 6 (1986): 44-45.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 199, color repro.
1992Hayes, John. British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 264-268, repro. 265.
2007Warrell, Ian, ed. J.M.W. Turner. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Dallas Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. London and Washington, D.C., 2007: 242.
2011Pergam, Elizabeth A. The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857: Entrepreneurs, Connoisseurs and the Public. Farnham and Burlington, 2011: 313.

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