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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Wooded River Bank c.1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
A Wooded River Bank circa 1807
Turner Bequest XCVI 19
Pencil on white laid paper, 92 x 163 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Corn’ lower right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘19’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVI 19’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The bank presumably belongs to the Thames, perhaps near Twickenham or Hammersmith.
See also folio 18 of the sketchbook (D05979).

David Blayney Brown
October 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Wooded River Bank c.1807 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2006, 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-wooded-river-bank-r1130155, accessed 24 June 2024.