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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant Mountains 1820

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 35 Recto:
Distant Mountains 1820
Turner Bequest CXCII 34
Pencil on white wove paper, 98 x 128 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘34’ top right, ascending right-hand edge
Stamped in black ‘CXCII 34’ top right, ascending right-hand edge
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains two, or perhaps three sketches of unidentified views of distant mountains. Similar studies can be found on folios 34 verso and 36 (D16706 and D16709; Turner Bequest CXCII 33a and 35).

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Distant Mountains 1820 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-distant-mountains-r1142607, accessed 25 January 2022.