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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Picture Gallery with Roof Lights, and Related Plans c.1818-22

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 78 Recto:
A Picture Gallery with Roof Lights, and Related Plans circa 1818–22
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Turner Bequest CV 68
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘68’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CV 68’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s new gallery behind his house in Queen Anne Street West, opened in 1822.
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is a view looking along a gallery with two large roof lights and a chimneypiece on the left-hand wall. A row of pictures is indicated along the upper part of the side and end walls. See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s new gallery behind his house in Queen Anne Street West, opened in 1822.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Picture Gallery with Roof Lights, and Related Plans c.1818–22 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 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-picture-gallery-with-roof-lights-and-related-plans-r1134621, accessed 29 November 2021.