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

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Surrey Bank of the River Thames at Richmond 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Surrey Bank of the River Thames at Richmond 1805
D05932
Turner Bequest XCV 28
Pencil on white wove paper, 257 x 372 mm
Stamped in black ‘XCV 28’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This was a left-hand page from the sketchbook, and has watercolour down the edge of the gutter at right from the subject that originally faced it. As pointed out by Hill, the sketch is a detail of the riverside houses seen in Tate D D05928; Turner Bequest XCV 24, also from this sketchbook.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
February 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Surrey Bank of the River Thames at Richmond 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2009, 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-the-surrey-bank-of-the-river-thames-at-richmond-r1129964, accessed 19 December 2014.