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

Joseph Mallord William Turner View of Nuneham Courtenay from the Thames, with a Barge in the Foreground c.1789

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Recto:
View of Nuneham Courtenay from the Thames, with a Barge in the Foreground c.1789
D00022
Turner Bequest II 10
Pencil on white laid paper, 160 x 249 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘10’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘II 10’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See folio 6 recto (D00016). Compare the finished watercolour of the same view (Tate D00002; Turner Bequest I B), dated 1787, and see the introductory note to this sketchbook. There are pin- or divider-holes along the top and bottom edges of the sheet, from the squaring on folio 11 recto (D00023); see also folio 12 recto (D00024).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘View of Nuneham Courtenay from the Thames, with a Barge in the Foreground 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-view-of-nuneham-courtenay-from-the-thames-with-a-barge-in-r1140176, accessed 23 September 2014.