Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Distant Hills, Probably in North Devon 1814
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight drawing of a distant range of hills, made with the sketchbook inverted, is not recorded in Finberg’s Inventory
Given its context, it is probably a north Devon view.
How to cite
Matthew Imms, ‘Distant Hills, Probably in North Devon 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-distant-hills-probably-in-north-devon-r1147130, accessed 22 April 2021.