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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Carriage Sketches of ?Mountains 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 63 Recto:
Carriage Sketches of ?Mountains 1835
Turner Bequest CCCIV 63
Pencil on cream laid paper, 190 x 118 mm
Watermark with the Lion of the Seven Provinces
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘63’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCIV–63’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These rough sketches were probably taken as Turner journeyed through mountains of western Bohemia towards the Bavarian border.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Carriage Sketches of ?Mountains 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 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-mountains-r1187125, accessed 28 January 2022.