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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Grindelwald 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
Grindelwald 1802
Turner Bequest LXXVI 19
Pencil on white laid paper, 156 x 201 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Grinwald’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘19’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 19’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a group of sketches in this sketchbook made in and around Grindelwald; see also folios 20–24 (D04675–D04679). Turner made others in his Rhine, Strassburg, Oxford sketchbook; see especially Tate D04768; Turner Bequest LXXVII 29 for these and for his work around the village.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Grindelwald 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, 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-grindelwald-r1133149, accessed 21 October 2017.