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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Road through a Wooded Landscape 1795-6

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Road through a Wooded Landscape 1795–6
D00697
Turner Bequest XXVIII L
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 328 x 432 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXVIII L’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Stylistically this sheet can be compared with the drawing of a fisherman’s cottage and boat (Tate D00704; Turner Bequest XXVIII S), derived from a study in the South Wales sketchbook (Tate; Turner Bequest XXVI).
Technical notes:
The sheet is faded and discoloured from prolonged exposure.
Verso:
Blank; a few colour blots; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Road through a Wooded Landscape 1795–6 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-road-through-a-wooded-landscape-r1141195, accessed 22 May 2022.