Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Road Leading Uphill towards a Windmill

1796–7

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 × 93 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01179
Turner Bequest XXXVII 62

Catalogue entry

The composition continues across folio 31 recto opposite (D01180; Turner Bequest XXXVII 63). It has been suggested (by the British Museum curator Ann Forsdyke1) that this is a view on Lewisham Hill, looking up towards a windmill on Blackheath.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

1
Personal correspondence with the author.

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