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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Bridge, with a Town on a Hill in the Distance 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
A Bridge, with a Town on a Hill in the Distance 1808
D07139
Turner Bequest CVI 6
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed ?by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘303’ bottom right’ and ‘6’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CVI 6’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The location is unidentified. The same bridge might appear on folio 5 (D07138), drawn more carefully and from the other side.
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David Blayney Brown
July 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Bridge, with a Town on a Hill in the Distance 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-with-a-town-on-a-hill-in-the-distance-r1129565, accessed 21 May 2022.