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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Chissey: Château among Trees 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Chissey: Château among Trees 1802
Turner Bequest LXXIII 16
Pencil, lightly touched with white chalk on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Cessay’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 16’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Despite Finberg’s reading, this is a further view of Chissey, for which see also folios 14, 15 in this sketchbook (D04406, D04407).

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Chissey: Château among Trees 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, 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-chissey-chateau-among-trees-r1133035, accessed 13 June 2024.