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

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Approach to Dovedale: Wooded Gorge and a Winding Road 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Recto:
?Approach to Dovedale: Wooded Gorge and a Winding Road 1808
D07144
Turner Bequest CVI 10
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed ?by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘303’ bottom right and ‘10’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CVI 10’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view, which seems to depict a wooded gorge or river with a road to the side, is unidentified but may be on the approaches to Dovedale; see note to folio 9 of the sketchbook , D07143 (?Uttoxeter).
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David Blayney Brown
July 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Approach to Dovedale: Wooded Gorge and a Winding Road 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2010, 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-approach-to-dovedale-wooded-gorge-and-a-winding-road-r1129570, accessed 20 April 2014.