Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hampton Court, Herefordshire: The House from the South-East

1795

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00605
Turner Bequest XXVI 51

Catalogue entry

This is the basis for two watercolours executed for Viscount Malden (untraced),1 and Sir Richard Colt Hoare (Yale Center for British Art, New Haven);2 see the list of ‘Order’d Drawings’ near the beginning of this sketchbook (D40557) and folio 49 recto (D00604; Turner Bequest XXVI 50). The first of the watercolours was engraved by John Walker for the Copper-Plate Magazine, 1 September 1797. Other views made at Hampton Court are on folios 48 recto, 51 recto and 52 recto (D00603, D00606, D00607; Turner Bequest XXVI 49, 52, 53).
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. There is a rapid sketch of battlements above the drawing at the top right.
1
Wilton 1979, p.312 no.98.
2
Ibid., p.323 no.216, reproduced.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by ?John Ruskin in pencil ‘16’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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