Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hampton Court, Herefordshire: The Cascade

1795

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00604
Turner Bequest XXVI 50

Catalogue entry

This is the basis for the finished watercolour executed for Viscount Malden, mentioned in the list of ‘Order’d Drawings’ near the beginning of this sketchbook (D40557) as ‘Cascade’ (Victoria and Albert Museum, London).1 See folios 48 recto, 50 recto, 51 recto and 52 recto (D00603, D00605–D00607; Turner Bequest XXVI 49, 51, 52, 53) for further drawings made at Hampton Court.
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
1
Wilton 1979, pp.319–20 no.186, reproduced.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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