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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cotehele House and the Prospect Tower above the River Tamar ?1813

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 47 Recto:
Cotehele House and the Prospect Tower above the River Tamar ?1813
D10266
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 44
Pencil on white wove paper, 181 x 228 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘44’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘CXXXVII 44’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a very slight continuation of trees in the Tamar Valley near Cotehele House, Cornwall. The main part of the drawing is on folio 46 verso opposite (D10265; CXXXVII 43a). The sketch is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation.

Matthew Imms
May 2011

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Cotehele House and the Prospect Tower above the River Tamar ?1813 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, 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-cotehele-house-and-the-prospect-tower-above-the-river-tamar-r1131312, accessed 23 May 2015.