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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A River Scene circa 1809-11

Folio 11 Verso:
A River Scene circa 1809–11
Turner Bequest CXI 11a
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 110 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued on folio 12 of the sketchbook (D07611), this sketch is of a fairly broad river with barges and rowing boats, perhaps off a jetty. The location is unidentified.

David Blayney Brown
April 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A River Scene c.1809–11’, catalogue entry, April 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/a-river-scene-r1131097, accessed 28 May 2022.