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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Carriage Sketches of Hills ?Taken on the Road to Teplitz 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Recto:
Carriage Sketches of Hills ?Taken on the Road to Teplitz 1835
D30312
Turner Bequest CCCI 9
Pencil on cream wove paper, 100 x 159 mm
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘9’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCI – 9’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These rough sketches were probably taken whilst Turner was on the road, travelling by carriage from Dresden towards Teplitz (modern day Teplice in the Czech Republic). One of the views continues onto the folio opposite (Tate D30311; Turner Bequest CCCI 9a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
September 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Carriage Sketches of Hills ?Taken on the Road to Teplitz 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-carriage-sketches-of-hills-taken-on-the-road-to-teplitz-r1186696, accessed 24 May 2022.