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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Nuneham Courtenay: The East Front with the Principal Entrance c.1789

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Recto:
Nuneham Courtenay: The East Front with the Principal Entrance c.1789
D00029
Turner Bequest II 15
Pencil on white laid paper, 160 x 249 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil with numerals including ‘1’ , ‘2’, ‘1¼’ and ‘¾’ within the drawing
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘15’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘II 15’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner’s numbers appear to denote measurements and proportions. See folio 6 recto (D00016).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Nuneham Courtenay: The East Front with the Principal Entrance c.1789 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-nuneham-courtenay-the-east-front-with-the-principal-entrance-r1140183, accessed 16 September 2014.