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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Buildings 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 67 Verso:
Buildings 1839
Turner Bequest CCXCI 67 a
Pencil on cream laid writing paper, 156 x 100 mm
Watermarked ‘[v d m]eulen’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight and undeveloped sketch seems to show the façades of buildings.
Technical notes:
The leather loops have stained the paper at top and bottom.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Buildings 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-buildings-r1150938, accessed 29 June 2022.