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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant View of Walton Bridges 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 40 Recto:
Distant View of Walton Bridges 1805
D05552
Turner Bequest XC 40
Pen and ink on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘40’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XC 40’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Hill compares this view with a double-page spread in the contemporary Wey, Guildford sketchbook (Tate D06204–D06205; Turner Bequest XCVIII 17a–18).

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Distant View of Walton Bridges 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2007, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-distant-view-of-walton-bridges-r1129865, accessed 26 February 2021.