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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Farmhouse or Watermill, Probably near Okehampton 1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 53 Recto:
A Farmhouse or Watermill, Probably near Okehampton 1814
D09536
Turner Bequest CXXXII 53
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘53’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXXXII – 53’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The building seen here in the background is shown in more detail on folio 52 recto (D09535), where its possible situation near Okehampton is discussed. The structure in the foreground appears to be a footbridge. For other views of Okehampton, see under folio 43 recto (D09526).
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Matthew Imms
June 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘A Farmhouse or Watermill, Probably near Okehampton 1814 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-farmhouse-or-watermill-probably-near-okehampton-r1147082, accessed 23 September 2019.