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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Floor Plan of Part of Tabley House, and Tabley House, from the Moat: Sir John Leicester's Yacht, and Men Fishing 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 24 Verso:
Floor Plan of Part of Tabley House, and Tabley House, from the Moat: Sir John Leicester's Yacht, and Men Fishing 1808
D06845
Turner Bequest CIII 15a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 226 x 295 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s visit to Tabley in 1808 and commission to paint a pair of pictures of the house and grounds for Sir John Leicester. Here, part of the floor plan of the house is sketched at lower left, and at right there is a small section of the view of the house and the lake or Moat drawn on folio 25 (D06846; Turner Bequest CIII 16), for which see catalogue entry.

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Floor Plan of Part of Tabley House, and Tabley House, from the Moat: Sir John Leicester's Yacht, and Men Fishing 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2010, 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-floor-plan-of-part-of-tabley-house-and-tabley-house-from-the-r1134490, accessed 06 June 2020.