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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sunset on a River, and a Man, Standing 1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 45 Verso:
Sunset on a River, and a Man, Standing 1807
D06565
Turner Bequest C 41a
Pencil on off white wove paper, 118 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘C 41a’ top right, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. Other river views in this sketchbook are likely to be on the Wey near Guildford. This could also be a view of the Thames near Twickenham. There is a separate sketch of a man, in country clothes, at upper right.

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Sunset on a River, and a Man, Standing 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-sunset-on-a-river-and-a-man-standing-r1139097, accessed 16 September 2014.