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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Classical Bridge and Town at Dawn or Sunset c.1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Verso:
A Classical Bridge and Town at Dawn or Sunset c.1825
D40970
Watercolour on white wove paper, 114 x 188 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Inventory,1 this is a brief continuation of architectural details, drawn with the point of the brush, from the classical composition on folio 20 recto opposite (D18623), under which the subject is discussed.

Matthew Imms
December 2014

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.647.

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘A Classical Bridge and Town at Dawn or Sunset c.1825 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-classical-bridge-and-town-at-dawn-or-sunset-r1172740, accessed 28 January 2022.