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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Benson, from the South-West near the Entrance to the Lock, looking over the Weirs to St Helen's Church 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Benson, from the South-West near the Entrance to the Lock, looking over the Weirs to St Helen’s Church 1805
D05918
Turner Bequest XCV 14
Pencil on white wove paper, 259 x 370 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Benson’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘14’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCV 14’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This was a right-hand page from the sketchbook. For another probable view of Benson and its church from near the weirs from the sketchbook see Tate D05917; Turner Bequest XCV 13.
There are smudges of green watercolour near the right margin.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
February 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Benson, from the South-West near the Entrance to the Lock, looking over the Weirs to St Helen’s Church 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2009, 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-benson-from-the-south-west-near-the-entrance-to-the-lock-r1129949, accessed 28 July 2014.