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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A River Valley, with Hills Beyond 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 36 Recto:
A River Valley, with Hills Beyond 1801
D02521
Turner Bequest LIII 36
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 162 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘36’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LIII – 36’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This may be a view of the valley of the River Till, with beyond it the Cheviot (816 metres; 2677 feet), which gives its name to the range of hills to the west of Wooler that dominate the landscape of northern Northumberland. See also folio 37 verso (D02524).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A River Valley, with Hills Beyond 1801 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 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-river-valley-with-hills-beyond-r1178543, accessed 25 February 2021.