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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Range of Rocky Hills c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Range of Rocky Hills c.1824
D20354
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 59
Chalk and pencil on blue wove paper, 140 x 190 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXXIV 59’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A series of interlocking jagged lines signals a range of rocky hills receding into the distance with looser marks in the foreground suggesting vegetation.
For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section Introduction.
Verso:
Blank except for inscriptions. Inscribed in pencil ‘59’ bottom right, ascending vertically, and ‘53 | O’ bottom right.

Ben Pollitt
August 2019

How to cite

Ben Pollitt, ‘A Range of Rocky Hills c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2019, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2023, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-range-of-rocky-hills-r1202106, accessed 20 April 2024.