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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Richmond Bridge from the Twickenham Bank of the Thames 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Verso:
Richmond Bridge from the Twickenham Bank of the Thames 1805
D06207
Turner Bequest XCVIII 19a
Pencil and pen and ink over on white laid paper, 182 x 117 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook upright, but continued on folio 20 (D06208), this is one of three versions of the same view, identified by Hill. The others, on folios 20 verso–21 and 21 verso–22 (D06209–D06210, D06211–D06212), are taken from progressively further away. Finberg’s ‘distant mountains’ are the slopes leading up to Richmond Park

David Blayney Brown
July 2008

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Richmond Bridge from the Twickenham Bank of the Thames 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2008, 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-from-the-twickenham-bank-of-the-thames-r1130391, accessed 22 August 2014.