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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Brocklesby: The Mausoleum 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Brocklesby: The Mausoleum 1798
Turner Bequest LXXXIII 2
Pencil on white wove paper, 261 x 365 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre
Stamped in black ‘LXXXIII 2’ 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 Tate D05159 (Turner Bequest LXXXIII 1). Here the Mausoleum is seen from farther away than in that view, and from a different angle, but again showing the trees grouped around the top of the drive leading to the monument. The architecture is indicated only summarily.
Technical notes:
The sheet is dust-stained.
Blank; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Brocklesby: 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-mausoleum-r1174092, accessed 22 September 2021.