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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Tudor House among Trees ?1791

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Tudor House among Trees ?1791
D00052
Turner Bequest IV B
Pencil and pen and black ink on laid paper, backed with rough buff paper and another layer of laid paper, 207 x 214 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘IV B’ bottom right
Stamped in black ink ‘IV B’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a careful architectural study in the manner that Turner evolved in the course of carrying out commissions for Hardwick (see Tate D00051; Turner Bequest IV A). No finished view related to it is known.
Verso:
Blank (laid down).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Tudor House among Trees ?1791 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-tudor-house-among-trees-r1140110, accessed 23 April 2019.