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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Brocklesby: The Hall seen from the Mausoleum 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Brocklesby: The Hall seen from the Mausoleum 1798
D05165
Turner Bequest LXXXIII 7
Pencil on white wove paper, 261 x 358 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXXIII 7’ 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). Having made several drawings of the mausoleum at Brocklesby and its immediate surroundings, Turner drew a view here looking north over the estate towards the house, about a mile away, from the low hill on which the mausoleum is situated. The hill had been a Saxon burial site.
Verso:
Blank; splashed with oil paint and watercolour; stained and dirty; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Brocklesby: The Hall seen from 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-the-hall-seen-from-the-mausoleum-r1174097, accessed 22 September 2021.