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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A House among Trees c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 28 Recto:
A House among Trees circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest XCII 24
Pencil on cream wove paper, prepared with a greyish wash, 153 x 216 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘24’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCII 24’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram lower right of centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See note to folio 25 of the sketchbook (D05740; Turner Bequest XCII 21) for views of downland or coast with the same unidentified house. This sketch is particularly quick and incisive, notably in some trees on the right.

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A House among Trees c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 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-house-among-trees-r1131062, accessed 21 April 2021.