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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A View on the Thames 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 49 Recto:
A View on the Thames 1805
Turner Bequest XC 49
Pen and ink on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘49’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XC 49’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This subject continues on the right of folio 50 of the sketchbook (D05569) if the leaf overlaps. The stretch of the river has yet to be identified. For similar views in this sketchbook see folio 46 (D05562).

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A View on the Thames 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2007, 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-view-on-the-thames-r1129881, accessed 18 June 2019.