Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Durham from the South, with the River in the Foreground 1801
Turner Bequest LIII 25
Pencil on white wove paper, 162 x 112 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘25’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LIII – 25’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.134 LIII 25 (as ‘Durham Cathedral from river’ c.1801).
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.402 under no.873.
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 24 verso opposite (D02501
How to cite
Andrew Wilton, ‘Durham from the South, with the River in the Foreground 1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-durham-from-the-south-with-the-river-in-the-foreground-r1178524, accessed 27 October 2021.