J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner A House among Trees on a Bank above a River 1791

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Verso:
A House among Trees on a Bank above a River 1791
D00088
Turner Bequest VI 13a
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 263 x 185 mm
Stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram top left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg (1909) states that the drawing shows a house on the bank of the Avon. The drawing was made with the page turned vertically, with the subject partly enclosed in a rectangular pencilled ‘frame’. There is a blue colour trial towards the bottom right.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A House among Trees on a Bank above a River 1791 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-house-among-trees-on-a-bank-above-a-river-r1140139, accessed 16 September 2014.