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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Group of Buildings by a River, with a Ruined Church on the Bank and a Castle Above 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 36 Recto:
A Group of Buildings by a River, with a Ruined Church on the Bank and a Castle Above 1798
D01746
Turner Bequest XLII 71
Pencil on buff laid paper, 174 x 125 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘X’ and ‘X’ centre right in the drawing
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘71’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XLII – 71’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 35 verso opposite (D01745; Turner Bequest XLI 70), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Group of Buildings by a River, with a Ruined Church on the Bank and a Castle Above 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, 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-group-of-buildings-by-a-river-with-a-ruined-church-on-the-r1173942, accessed 19 November 2019.