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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Chulmleigh Bridge over the Little Dart River, with St Mary Magdalene's Church in the Distance 1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 62 Recto:
?Chulmleigh Bridge over the Little Dart River, with St Mary Magdalene’s Church in the Distance 1814
D09546
Turner Bequest CXXXII 62
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘62’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXXXII – 62’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The tentative identification of this slight sketch follows on from that of folio 61 recto (D09545). If it is correct, Chulmleigh Bridge is shown in the valley of the Little Dart, with the tower of St Mary Magdalene’s Church in Chulmleigh on the hill to the north-west.
Technical notes:
There is some staining up the right-hand edge of the page.
Verso:
Blank

Matthew Imms
June 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Chulmleigh Bridge over the Little Dart River, with St Mary Magdalene’s Church in the Distance 1814 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-chulmleigh-bridge-over-the-little-dart-river-with-st-mary-r1147093, accessed 23 January 2021.