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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Single-Arched Bridge and Cottage with Mountains in the Distance 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
A Single-Arched Bridge and Cottage with Mountains in the Distance 1798
D01361
Turner Bequest XXXIX 6
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 170 x 266 mm
Part watermark ‘1794’
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘6’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXIX 6’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject of this rapid sketch, drawn with the page turned horizontally, is unidentified.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Single-Arched Bridge and Cottage with Mountains in the Distance 1798 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 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-single-arched-bridge-and-cottage-with-mountains-in-the-r1173588, accessed 15 January 2021.