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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Abingdon 1802-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 24 Recto:
?Abingdon 1802–3
Turner Bequest LXXVII 24
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
Inscribed in an unknown hand in pencil ‘24’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXVII – 24’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A very slight sketch, but perhaps of Abingdon; see folio 22 of this sketchbook (D04759) for another view likely to be of the town, and Introduction to the sketchbook for its views of the Thames Valley.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Abingdon 1802–3 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, 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-abingdon-r1133465, accessed 24 June 2024.