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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bridge, with Mountains 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 41 Recto:
Bridge, with Mountains 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXIV 41
Pencil on white wove paper, 74 x 94 mm
Inscribed in red ink by John Ruskin ‘41’ top right running vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCLXIV 41’ top right running vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned to the left there are two sketches. At the top is a view of mountains; beneath is a sketch of a tall and narrow two-arched bridge with a building at the left. The locations of these sketches have not been identified.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Bridge, with Mountains 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2009, 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-bridge-with-mountains-r1133963, accessed 07 December 2019.