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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Syon House seen through Trees at the Mouth of the River Brent, Punts in the Foreground 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Recto:
Syon House seen through Trees at the Mouth of the River Brent, Punts in the Foreground 1805
D05507
Turner Bequest XC 12
Pencil and pen and ink on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘12’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XC 12’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
As Hill notes, this sketch is taken from the same viewpoint as that on folio 11 of the sketchbook (D05505) but looking in the opposite direction towards Syon.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
August 2007

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Syon House seen through Trees at the Mouth of the River Brent, Punts in the Foreground 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-syon-house-seen-through-trees-at-the-mouth-of-the-river-r1129818, accessed 24 July 2014.