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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Landscape with a Distant Town 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Verso:
A Landscape with a Distant Town 1819
D14015
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 15
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 185 mm
Stamped in black ‘CLXXIII 15’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject of this sketch is currently unidentified. It appears to depict a landscape with a distant town and is likely to represent a location between Paris and Chalon-sur-Saône.
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Nicola Moorby
March 2013

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘A Landscape with a Distant Town 1819 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, August 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-landscape-with-a-distant-town-r1142875, accessed 29 May 2024.