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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant Hills, Probably in North Devon 1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 93 Verso:
Distant Hills, Probably in North Devon 1814
D40826
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.1 Given its context, it is probably a north Devon view.

Matthew Imms
June 2014

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.374.

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.