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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Figures Returning from Shooting, perhaps near Farnley Hall c.1816-18

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Figures Returning from Shooting, perhaps near Farnley Hall c.1816–18
D11980
Turner Bequest CLII 6
Pencil on white wove paper, 117 x 180 mm
Watermarked ‘C WIL[LMOTT] | 18[12]’
Inscribed by an unknown hand in red ink ‘6’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CLII 6’ top right, running vertically
In the distance can be made out a tower with trees to the left and a hill beyond. This resembles Leathley, not far from Farnley Hall, the seat of Turner’s patron Walter Fawkes, which Turner sketched in the Large Farnley sketchbook (Tate D09055; TB CXXVIII 39).
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David Hill
September 2008

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Figures Returning from Shooting, perhaps near Farnley Hall c.1816–18 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2008, 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-figures-returning-from-shooting-perhaps-near-farnley-hall-r1147007, accessed 22 May 2022.