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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Radley Hall from the North-West 1789

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Radley Hall from the North-West 1789
D00048
Turner Bequest III C
Pencil and watercolour with pen and black and brown ink within ruled washline border, 340 x 445 mm on white wove paper, laid down, 363 x 532 mm
Stamped in black ‘III C’ bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘III.C.’ bottom right on backing sheet
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner did not make a study of the house from this precise viewpoint, but the drawing is evidently based on information derived from the many details that he noted in the Oxford sketchbook (Tate D00021, D00028; Turner Bequest II 9, 14, etc.). See Tate D00049 (Turner Bequest III D).
Turner’s washline border has been cut down at the top and bottom.
Verso:
Laid down on a modern sheet, stamped with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Radley Hall from the North-West 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-radley-hall-from-the-north-west-r1140097, accessed 23 August 2014.