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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Bridge and Ruins on a Hill 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 83 Verso:
A Bridge and Ruins on a Hill 1808
D07237
Turner Bequest CVI 80a
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. This is a very slight outline sketch, suggesting a bridge overhung with trees and ruined towers on a hill behind them. A similar quick outline, perhaps of part of the same building, is on folio 84 verso (D07238; Turner Bequest CVI 81a).

David Blayney Brown
July 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Bridge and Ruins on a Hill 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2010, 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/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-bridge-and-ruins-on-a-hill-r1129661, accessed 03 December 2021.