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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Windmill by the River Ouse; Lewes Castle in the Distance c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 38 Recto:
A Windmill by the River Ouse; Lewes Castle in the Distance circa 1806–10
D05655
Turner Bequest XCI 38
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘38’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 38’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
As well as the windmill shown prominently at centre, pencil crosses in the distance to the right probably indicate two more. For Lewes in this sketchbook see note to folio 31 (D05648).
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David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Windmill by the River Ouse; Lewes Castle in the Distance c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2011, 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-windmill-by-the-river-ouse-lewes-castle-in-the-distance-r1130966, accessed 30 November 2021.