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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bridgnorth across the River Severn from the East ?1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Verso:
Bridgnorth across the River Severn from the East ?1831
D41054
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 191 mm
Partial watermark ‘R Ba | 18’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Not mentioned in Finberg’s Turner Bequest Inventory,1 this is a slight continuation of the skyline from the view on folio 7 recto opposite (D22161).

Matthew Imms
April 2014

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.733.

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Bridgnorth across the River Severn from the East ?1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-bridgnorth-across-the-river-severn-from-the-east-r1148806, accessed 28 October 2020.