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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Ruined Building among Mountains 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Recto:
A Ruined Building among Mountains 1808
D06832
Turner Bequest CIII 3
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 226 x 295 mm
Stamped in black ‘CIII 3’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is very slight and the location is unidentified. Turner probably drew it during his excursion into North Wales from Tabley (see Introduction to the sketchbook).
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David Blayney Brown
May 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Ruined Building among Mountains 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 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-ruined-building-among-mountains-r1134473, accessed 24 November 2020.