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

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Catherine's Hill and Ferry, Guildford 1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 80 Verso:
St Catherine’s Hill and Ferry, Guildford 1807
D06617
Turner Bequest C 75a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 118 x 187 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘1’ bottom right
Inscribed by an unknown hand in pencil ‘C 75a’ top right, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. For the several sketches of St Catherine’s Hill in this sketchbook see mainly folio 77 verso (D06611; Turner Bequest C 72a). See also folios 54 and 55 (D06575, D06577; Turner Bequest C 49, 50) for probably adjacent views of St Catherine’s Lock and ferry.
A smaller sheet of blue writing paper is attached to this leaf, near the gutter; it has later inscriptions in red ink.

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘St Catherine’s Hill and Ferry, Guildford 1807 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2006, 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-st-catherines-hill-and-ferry-guildford-r1139151, accessed 23 October 2014.