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

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?A Town by a River 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 52 Recto:
?A Town by a River 1802
D04709
Turner Bequest LXXVI 52
Pencil on white laid paper, 156 x 201 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Aborde’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘52’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 52’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is unidentified. The town in the middle distance seems to be repeated in a slight outline in ink on folio 51 verso (D40783).
Verso:
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Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘602’ top left, descending vertically

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?A Town by a River 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, 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-town-by-a-river-r1133185, accessed 16 September 2014.