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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sunningwell Church, from the North-East c.1789

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Recto:
Sunningwell Church, from the North-East c.1789
D00024
Turner Bequest II 12
Pencil on white laid paper, 160 x 249 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil with numerals ‘1’ to ‘6’ up the left-hand side
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘12’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘II 12’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Another view of Sunningwell Church is on folio 13 recto (D00026). See also the pen drawing of the same subject (Tate D00050; Turner Bequest III E).
There are ruled lines along the left and top edges; the left edge is divided with pencil strokes and the page is pricked by dividers around the edges.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Sunningwell Church, from the North-East 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-sunningwell-church-from-the-north-east-r1140178, accessed 19 December 2014.