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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Caversham Bridge and Reading, from the North-West; Caversham Church to the Right, with the Road to Wallingford 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Caversham Bridge and Reading, from the North-West; Caversham Church to the Right, with the Road to Wallingford 1805
D05942
Turner Bequest XCV 38
Pencil on white wove paper, 258 x 366 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘38’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCV 38’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a right-hand page from the sketchbook. For Caversham views in the sketchbook see D05905; Turner Bequest XCV 1. Like D05905 this is a quite detailed drawing, but Turner has moved on to the Wallingford road beyond St Peter’s Church, which now appears to the right.
Verso:
See D40345.

David Blayney Brown
January 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Caversham Bridge and Reading, from the North-West; Caversham Church to the Right, with the Road to Wallingford 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2009, 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-caversham-bridge-and-reading-from-the-north-west-caversham-r1129974, accessed 25 November 2020.