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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Buildings at Greenwich; the Royal Hospital c.1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Recto:
Buildings at Greenwich; the Royal Hospital circa 1808
D06772
Turner Bequest CII 27
Pencil on white wove paper, 76 x 115 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘27’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CII 27’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch, drawn with the sketchbook inverted, continues the view of the roof of the Royal Hospital on folio 26 verso (D06771). There are further unidentified details below.

David Blayney Brown
March 2007

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Buildings at Greenwich; the Royal Hospital c.1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2007, 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-buildings-at-greenwich-the-royal-hospital-r1130865, accessed 03 March 2015.