Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of a Watermill 1798

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Study of a Watermill
From South Wales Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXVI
Date 1798
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 264 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00631
Turner Bequest XXVI 73 v
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Catalogue entry

The drawing, which Finberg titled simply ‘A cottage’, perhaps shows the same mill as that on folios 71 recto opposite and 72 recto (Tate D00632, D00633; Turner Bequest XXVI 74, 75).
The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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