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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Traveller on a Wooded Road above an Extensive Landscape 1794-5

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Traveller on a Wooded Road above an Extensive Landscape 1794–5
D00691
Turner Bequest XXVIII F
Watercolour on white wove paper mounted on a sheet of blue paper backed with a further sheet, 179 x 256 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXVIII F’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is apparently a paraphrase of one of J.R. Cozens’s (1752–1797) views of the Galeria di Sopra, near Albano, perhaps in particular the drawing now in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. The subject is likely to be imaginary.
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Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Traveller on a Wooded Road above an Extensive Landscape 1794–5 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-traveller-on-a-wooded-road-above-an-extensive-landscape-r1141106, accessed 27 May 2022.