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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Burton-on-Trent; the Bridge, with a House Beyond 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Burton-on-Trent; the Bridge, with a House Beyond 1808
D07149
Turner Bequest CVI 14
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed ?by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘303’ bottom right and ‘14’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CVI 14’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The author is grateful to Eric Shanes for his identification of this subject. Turner was probably on his way north-west towards Dovedale, Knutsford and Tabley at the outset of his summer tour in 1808; see Introduction to the sketchbook.
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David Blayney Brown
July 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Burton-on-Trent; the Bridge, with a House Beyond 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-burton-on-trent-the-bridge-with-a-house-beyond-r1129575, accessed 17 October 2018.