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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Group of Buildings, with Trees and a Bridge c.1807-14

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Verso:
A Group of Buildings, with Trees and a Bridge c.1807–14
D08285
Turner Bequest CXXII 2a
Pencil on white wove paper, 69 x 112 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The present page includes trees and a profile of distant buildings, which are continued on folio 3 recto opposite (D08286). There are various identified and likely subjects along the River Thames in this sketchbook, as discussed in the Introduction.
Technical notes:
There is much offsetting at the top left from the heavy pencil inscription on the opposite page.

Matthew Imms
September 2013

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘A Group of Buildings, with Trees and a Bridge c.1807–14 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2013, 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-group-of-buildings-with-trees-and-a-bridge-r1147761, accessed 25 March 2019.