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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Buildings near a River with Hills Beyond, Probably in Devon 1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Buildings near a River with Hills Beyond, Probably in Devon 1814
D09498
Turner Bequest CXXXII 16
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘16’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXXXII – 16’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The scene is likely to be in Devon, but its combination of hills beyond a wooded valley and the buildings on the right appears too generic to assist in making a specific identification at present.
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Matthew Imms
June 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Buildings near a River with Hills Beyond, Probably in Devon 1814 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 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-buildings-near-a-river-with-hills-beyond-probably-in-devon-r1147041, accessed 25 July 2021.