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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A House Seen beyond Trees at Malmesbury 1791

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Recto:
A House Seen beyond Trees at Malmesbury 1791
D00072
Turner Bequest VI 1
Pencil on white laid paper, 185 x 263 mm
Stamped in black ‘VI 1’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is related to a watercolour view of Malmesbury Abbey in a private collection.1 A more elaborate drawing of the subject is folio 10 recto (D00083).
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, pp.302–3 no.24, reproduced.
Technical notes:
The right-hand side of the page is badly discoloured.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A House Seen beyond Trees at Malmesbury 1791 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-seen-beyond-trees-at-malmesbury-r1140120, accessed 28 July 2021.