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 94 Verso:
Distant Hills, Probably in North Devon 1814
D09584
Turner Bequest CXXXII 94a
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
Inscribed by Turner ‘R[...] and | [...] B[...]g’ centre right, and ‘Road’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. There are two views here, divided by a horizontal line a little above the centre of the page. Both show distant hills across a broad valley. The setting is presently unidentified, but probably in north Devon from its context in the sketchbook.

Matthew Imms
June 2014

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-r1147132, accessed 26 July 2021.