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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Chester on the River Dee, with the Bridge and Castle seen beyond Houses 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 35 Recto:
?Chester on the River Dee, with the Bridge and Castle seen beyond Houses 1801
D05112
Turner Bequest LXXXII 35
Pencil on white wove paper, 161 x 256 mm
Inscribed in pencil ‘32’ bottom right, descending vertically
Blind–stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘35’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXXII – 35’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. For the possible subject, see under folio 34 recto (D05111).
Verso:
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘?Chester on the River Dee, with the Bridge and Castle seen beyond Houses 1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-chester-on-the-river-dee-with-the-bridge-and-castle-seen-r1178681, accessed 26 July 2021.