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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant Fields and Hills 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
Distant Fields and Hills 1799
Turner Bequest XLV 5
Pencil on white wove paper, 225 x 329 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XLV-5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the page turned horizontally, this is the beginning of an abandoned drawing.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Distant Fields and Hills 1799 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-distant-fields-and-hills-r1177791, accessed 20 October 2021.