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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Coventry from the North-East 1830

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
Coventry from the North-East 1830
Turner Bequest CCXL 17
Pencil on white wove paper, 68 x 110 mm
Partial watermark ‘er | 27’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘17’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘CCXL – 17’ top left, upside down
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a slight continuation of the view of Coventry from the north-east on folio 16 verso opposite (D22350). For nearby views, see under folio 13 verso (D22344) and for other Coventry subjects, see under folio 9 verso (D22336).

Matthew Imms
August 2013

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Coventry from the North-East 1830 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2013, 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-coventry-from-the-north-east-r1148501, accessed 25 January 2022.