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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Richmond Bridge and Hill from Upstream, Fisherman on a Boat at Left 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
Richmond Bridge and Hill from Upstream, Fisherman on a Boat at Left 1805
D05516
Turner Bequest XC 19
Pen and ink on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘19’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XC 19’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A view extending that on folio 18 of the sketchbook (D05514), to include Richmond Bridge. Although perhaps not strictly intended as one, if placed side by side these two sketches form a continuous panorama. A more finished version of this view is on folio 33 (D05539).

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Richmond Bridge and Hill from Upstream, Fisherman on a Boat at Left 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 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-richmond-bridge-and-hill-from-upstream-fisherman-on-a-boat-r1129827, accessed 30 October 2014.