Joseph Mallord William Turner

Floor Plan of Part of Tabley House, and Tabley House, from the Moat: Sir John Leicester’s Yacht, and Men Fishing

1808

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 226 x 295 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06845
Turner Bequest CIII 15 a

Catalogue entry

See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s visit to Tabley in 1808 and commission to paint a pair of pictures of the house and grounds for Sir John Leicester. Here, part of the floor plan of the house is sketched at lower left, and at right there is a small section of the view of the house and the lake or Moat drawn on folio 25 (D06846; Turner Bequest CIII 16), for which see catalogue entry.

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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