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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Buildings on a Hill, ?Berwick Town Walls 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 40 Verso:
Buildings on a Hill, ?Berwick Town Walls 1831
D25715
Turner Bequest CCLXV 40a
Pencil on white wove paper, 59 x 96 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook inverted is a view of a towered wall on a hill with roughly indicated figures in the foreground. This may be part of the town walls of Berwick-upon-Tweed perhaps with the spire of the Town Hall in the background. See folio 29 (D25693) for further views.

Thomas Ardill
May 2010

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Buildings on a Hill, ?Berwick Town Walls 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-buildings-on-a-hill-berwick-town-walls-r1134079, accessed 26 January 2022.