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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A River Scene, with Houses on the Left and Wooden Bridge in the Mid-Distance 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
A River Scene, with Houses on the Left and Wooden Bridge in the Mid-Distance 1805
D06201
Turner Bequest XCVIII 16
Pencil on white laid paper, 182 x 117 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘16’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVIII 16’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook upright, but continued on folio 15 verso (D06200) to form a landscape composition. The scenery is unidentified.

David Blayney Brown
July 2008

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A River Scene, with Houses on the Left and Wooden Bridge in the Mid-Distance 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2008, 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-river-scene-with-houses-on-the-left-and-wooden-bridge-in-r1130385, accessed 29 March 2015.