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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Wooded Cliff with a Building among Trees 1798-9

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 41 Recto:
A Wooded Cliff with a Building among Trees 1798–9
D01756
Turner Bequest XLII 81
Pencil on buff laid paper, 174 x 125 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘81’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XLII – 81’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 40 verso opposite (D01755; Turner Bequest XLI 80). It is a very slight sketch which is difficult to interpret.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Wooded Cliff with a Building among Trees 1798–9 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 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-wooded-cliff-with-a-building-among-trees-r1173952, accessed 27 January 2022.