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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A House by the River: ?Strawberry Hill 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Verso:
A House by the River: ?Strawberry Hill 1805
D05858
Turner Bequest XCIV 8a
Pencil on white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 143 x 228 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Hill’s suggestion of Strawberry Hill, Horace Walpole’s house by the Thames at Twickenham, is plausible but unconfimed. He further suggests that this sketch continues to the right on folio 9 of the sketchbook (D05859), possibly depicting riverside buildings at Twickenham.

David Blayney Brown
December 2007

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A House by the River: ?Strawberry Hill 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2007, 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-by-the-river-strawberry-hill-r1130081, accessed 10 July 2014.