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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cobham Hall c.1805-9

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 75 Verso:
Cobham Hall circa 1805–9
Turner Bequest XCIX 71a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 115 x 190 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Cobham’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folio 76 recto (D06485; Turner Bequest XCIX 72) this is one of a group of views of or near Cobham Hall, Kent, in this sketchbook; others are folios 82 verso, 83 verso and 84 verso (D06496, D06498, D064500). Seen here is the end of the Elizabethan north wing with its twin towers.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Cobham Hall c.1805–9 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 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-cobham-hall-r1130680, accessed 19 January 2022.