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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Brocklesby: Distant View of the Mausoleum 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Brocklesby: Distant View of the Mausoleum 1798
D05162
Turner Bequest LXXXIII 4
Pencil on white wove paper, 261 x 365 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre
Stamped in black ‘LXXXIII 4’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a sheet from the Brocklesby Mausoleum sketchbook, of which seven pages survive, disbound; see under D05159 (Turner Bequest LXXXIII 1). It apparently shows a view from the opposite side of the hill to D05161 (Turner Bequest LXXXIII 3).
Technical notes:
There is a grey smear, and discolouration, perhaps from mould, at the top centre.
Verso:
Blank; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Brocklesby: Distant View of the Mausoleum 1798 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-brocklesby-distant-view-of-the-mausoleum-r1174094, accessed 21 September 2021.