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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Road Leading to a Gate, and a Church in the Distance c.1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 20 Recto:
A Road Leading to a Gate, and a Church in the Distance circa 1807
D05981
Turner Bequest XCVI 20
Pencil on white laid paper, 92 x 163 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘corn | weeds flowers’ lower right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘20’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVI 20’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The church, which has a tower and narrow spire, and its location are unidentified.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
October 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Road Leading to a Gate, and a Church in the Distance c.1807 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2006, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, http://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-road-leading-to-a-gate-and-a-church-in-the-distance-r1130156, accessed 18 April 2014.