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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Watermill ?1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Watermill ?1797
Turner Bequest XXXII N
Pencil and grey and brown wash on white wove paper, 238 x 173 mm
Watermark ‘J WHATMAN’
Stamped in black ‘XXXII N’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For comment on Turner’s interest in watermills in the middle years of the 1790s see the introductory note to the Isle of Wight sketchbook (Tate; Turner Bequest XXIV).
Technical notes:
Recent conservation has removed the works former buff card mount.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Watermill ?1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-watermill-r1140076, accessed 22 May 2018.