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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Landscape with Chimneys and Gables Visible among Hills 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 73 Verso:
A Landscape with Chimneys and Gables Visible among Hills 1798
D01583
Turner Bequest XL 71a
Pencil on white wove paper, 135 x 95 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘22’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XL – 71 a’ top right, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this very cursory sketch may show the Cyfarthfa iron works, of which Turner made detailed drawings in his contemporary Cyfarthfa sketchbook (Tate D01629–D01632; Turner Bequest XLI 1–4). The present drawing is continued on folio 74 recto opposite (D01584; Turner Bequest XL 74).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Landscape with Chimneys and Gables Visible among Hills 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 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-landscape-with-chimneys-and-gables-visible-among-hills-r1173822, accessed 04 August 2021.